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Inside the MFAH


“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.


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    Arte Concreta at the MFAH February 1, 2016
    On December 4, 1956, the Museu de Arte Moderna (Museum of Modern Art) in São Paulo, Brazil, inaugurated the Ia Exposição Nacional de Arte Concreta (First National Exhibition of Concrete Art), an event that brought together poets and visual artists from the country’s two main cultural centers: São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. The exhibition later traveled to the Ministry of Education and Health in Rio …
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    Fun Film Facts for “Latin Wave 10” April 15, 2015
    Latin Wave, the Museum’s annual showcase of new films from Latin America, celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2015 with a great lineup of films and special guests. Latin Wave 10 kicks off Thursday, April 30, at 6 p.m. with a special Happy Hour Thursday, and screenings continue all weekend.  Here are some fun facts about Latin Wave 10:• The critical darling of this year’s festival looks to …
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    Her Starfish Will Lure You In November 26, 2014
    Artist María Fernanda Cardoso would like to remind us of something very important about starfish—they are animals, not objects. You may not see eyes when you look at them, but starfish are animals, just as humans are. “I realized that starfish have five limbs,” she says, “and we have five fingers, and I thought, oh my!” When we use our eyes to look at her installation Woven Water: Submarine …
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    For the Love of Art April 24, 2012
    Have you ever considered becoming a docent at the MFAH? If you love art and enjoy sharing that love with others, read below for the inside scoop from two of our docents, Shari Chadderdon and Claudia Zopoaragon. Then find out more at the next open house! Click to RSVP for Wednesday, April 25 or Saturday, May 12. Q) How long have you been a docent? Shari Chadderdon: I started training in the fall of …