Inside the MFAH
“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Let’s Make Art with Words and Colors August 25, 2020
Combine words and colors to create your own masterpiece inspired by Revolutionary, artist Wadsworth Jarrell’s portrait of political activist Angela Davis.
“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.
Take the “Soul of a Nation” Video Tour August 19, 2020
Tour Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power virtually, with commentary and insights from artists and community leaders.
Let’s Make a Drape Painting August 18, 2020
Create your own drape painting, inspired by Carousel Change in the exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power.
The Museum’s Hirsch Library showcases graphic artist Aaron Douglas, who began his artistic career during the Harlem Renaissance.
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.
Let’s Make a Painting: Inspired by Action August 14, 2020
Create your own work of art inspired by the “action painting” method of artist Jackson Pollock and his work in the MFAH collections.
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.
Black Cultural Organizations in Houston: “Soul of a Nation” Virtual Panel Discussion August 10, 2020
Explore Houston’s Black cultural organizations: their importance and resilience, their birth and evolution, and their role in today’s social and political climate.
Virtual Cinema: “Losing Ground” and “Jazz on a Summer’s Day” August 9, 2020
Rediscover two classics: Losing Ground, about a marriage at a crossroads; and Jazz on a Summer’s Day, filmed at the Newport Jazz Festival.