Inside the MFAH
“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
“Arrival of Spring” in Houston March 16, 2021
Ann Dumas, consulting curator of European art, reveals her favorite painting in the exhibition Hockney – Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature.
An insightful journey into the nature of portraiture, My Rembrandt explores the captivating power of the 17th-century master who still holds sway across the globe.
Art Activity: Let’s Make Some Noise August 27, 2020
Compare color to music and create your own sound maker! This family-friendly art activity is inspired by the abstract paintings of Stanton Macdonald-Wright.
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.
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.
Claude Monet: On Your Screen and in the MFAH Galleries August 5, 2020
Learn more about Impressionist artist Claude Monet in the film I, Claude Monet on your screen at home, and then experience his work in person at the MFAH.
At-Home Art Activity: Let’s Make Dots! July 28, 2020
Use tiny dots to create your own Pointillist masterpiece, with inspiration from nature and a French painting in the MFAH collection.
Let’s Make Art! Family-Friendly Stamping Activity June 23, 2020
Create your own masterpiece with inspiration from patterns in nature & a bluebonnet landscape in the MFAH collections. Follow along with the how-to video!
Enjoy family time with a museum twist! Families can create and discover together with this printable booklet, inspired by the MFAH collection of American art.
Test Your Art Knowledge: MFAH Trivia April 26, 2020
The MFAH art collections and the Hirsch Library collections inspired this trivia quiz. Share with friends & family for a friendly (virtual) competition!