Inside the MFAH
“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Make Your Own Art Inspired by Vincent van Gogh, David Hockney, and Their Love of Nature May 17, 2021
Celebrate nature! Inspired by the art of David Hockney and Vincent van Gogh in the exhibition Hockney – Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature, create your own masterpieces.
Light up Your Life with “Electrifying Design” April 28, 2021
Experience the enlightening exhibition Electrifying Design: A Century of Lighting in person, and immerse yourself virtually from home.
The Hidden Secrets of Movable Books March 5, 2021
The exhibition Making the Movable Book showcases titles from the Hirsch Library collection that contain movable mechanisms such as pull tabs, flaps, and pop-ups.
Take a Virtual Tour of “Glory of Spain” with the Curator October 25, 2020
Enjoy a one-on-one tour of Glory of Spain: Treasures from the Hispanic Society Museum & Library led by James Anno, associate curator of European art.
MFAH Teaching Artist Shares Her Inspirations for “Metamorphosis” September 23, 2020
Artist Melissa Aytenfisu, who is a teaching artist at the MFAH, writes about how she was inspired to create Metamorphosis, her first solo Houston exhibition.
“Stronger than COVID-19” Empowering Houston High School Seniors to Reclaim the Narrative of Their Senior Year August 21, 2020
The MFAH and the HISD class of 2020 teamed up for an online photography exhibition giving students the opportunity to take back the story of senior year.
Virtual Cinema “Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly” Examines Freedom through the Artist’s “@Large” Exhibition August 14, 2020
Go behind the scenes of the powerful exhibition @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz—an ambitious, site-specific installation that transformed the notorious California prison into a setting for activism and hope.
Close-Up on “Black Cultural Organizations in Houston” August 12, 2020
Tune in to this Soul of a Nation virtual discussion and get to know Houston’s vibrant and influential Black arts-and-culture organizations.
Artist David McGee joins MFAH director Gary Tinterow for a virtual discussion about the landmark exhibition Francis Bacon: Late Paintings.
Close-Up on “Black Art in Houston” August 4, 2020
Alvia Wardlaw, moderator of “Black Art in Houston,” discusses the legacy of the TSU art program and the unique qualities of Houston’s Black art scene.