Inside the MFAH Posts tagged #museum-education
“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
The Visual Arts Meet the Literary Arts at the MFAH March 5, 2019
Calling all writers! MFAH programs create exciting connections between the literary and visual arts.
Looking at “Art of the Islamic Worlds” in a Digital Exhibition February 22, 2018
This summer I saw sights and wonders of the Islamic worlds, from Iran’s Safavid dynasty (1501–1736) to India’s Mughal empire (1526–1857). I experienced magnificent architecture and lush gardens, and read beautiful calligraphic texts—all from my desk at the MFAH.
Strike a Pose and Find Inspiration with #InstaTourMFAH April 13, 2017
What does Instagram tell us about the MFAH art collections? We created a new way of exploring the Museum: through an Instagram-inspired, self-guided tour.
In-Gallery Extras for “Colors of the Oasis”: Getting Our Hands Dirty So You Don’t Have To! March 16, 2017When I first began researching the ikat textiles of the exhibition Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats, I had no idea it would lead to being up to my elbows (literally) in crushed insects. For the past few months, I’ve been trying out the techniques and processes that were used to create the exhibition’s textiles and vivid colors, including the wide range of flowers, roots, insects, and …