The galleries of the MFAH main campus, Rienzi & Bayou Bend are open on a new schedule. Advance timed tickets are recommended. We welcome all visitors at any time. Learn more & get tickets 

Inside the MFAH


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


  • Thomas Lawrence - King George IV
    Royal Scandals: The Marriages of King George IV December 7, 2018

    In reality, King George IV was quite unlike the heroic, elegant figure in the portrait of him on view in Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol, keeping many mistresses through two scandalous marriages.

  • FOR MEDIEVAL GALLERY BLOG POST ONLY - Beck gallery with cross, tapestry, Rouen drawing
    Objects for Reflection: New Acquisitions of Medieval Art November 16, 2018

    During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, a display of recent acquisitions of medieval art offers you a moment to pause and reflect, surrounded by beautiful sacred objects.

  • Degas - Russian Dancers
    Let’s Dance! Celebrate National Dance Day with Works of Art July 23, 2018

    An integral part of religions and cultures for millennia, dance appears in visual arts from all over the world. Celebrate National Dance Day with works from the MFAH collections that show the many meanings of the art of movement.

  • Rain: Magdalena Fernandez at the Houston Cistern
    #5WomenArtists on View Now March 30, 2017
    As Women’s History Month draws to a close, we remind you to get out and enjoy works of art created by women! This list highlights just five women represented in the MFAH collections, but you’ll find many more as you stroll through the Museum, Bayou Bend, and Rienzi, or browse our online collection. We hope this spotlight helps you answer the question, “Can you name #5WomenArtists?” …