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Inside the MFAH


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


  • Jarrell - Revolutionary (Angela Davis)
    Virtual Program Series “Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power” July 10, 2020

    This summer, timely virtual programs focus on themes, ideas, and experiences represented in the exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power.

  • Art Beyond Sight participants / Beck Building gallery, Fazal Sheikh exhibition
    Art Beyond Sight Brings the MFAH to All October 10, 2017

    The monthly program Art Beyond Sight helps visitors who are blind, or have low vision, explore the world of art beyond the visual experience.

  • Max the Knight at storytime
    Meet Max, the Knight at the Museum July 8, 2015
    On your summer visit, be sure to say hi to Max, our very own knight! He's here to help us celebrate Habsburg Splendor. Get to know our chivalrous visitor before you meet him in the galleries from Thursday through Sunday, or during storytime at July and August Sunday Family Zone + Studio programs. Facts on Max Full name: Max, the Knight at the Museum. Max is named after Holy Roman Emperor …
  • Looking Together 2014_looking at Manet
    Looking Together July 25, 2014
    A year ago, as I was interviewing for my position here at the MFAH, one of the biggest incentives for me was that I would get to oversee the Museum’s wonderful and growing programs for visitors with disabilities. The Museum offers two specialized tours: “Art Beyond Sight,” which serves the blind and visually impaired; and “Looking Together,” which serves adults diagnosed with Alzheimer’s …
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    Med School Checklist: MFAH Edition September 26, 2012
    Pens and pencils? Check. Empty notebooks? Check. Mountains of flashcards? Check. Textbooks, textbooks, textbooks? Check. IV of caffeine? Check. MFAH? Check!Confused by the last item on that list? Let me explain. Could you describe what a spiral does without using anything but words? No cheating! You can’t use any hand gestures. Difficult, isn’t it? Now imagine that you are a …
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    Art for the Mind and Spirit September 7, 2012
    Anyone who knows anything about Houston knows that our city is famous for its massive, state-of-the-art Medical Center. Within the sprawling complex are so many children and families who benefit from the outreach program Art for the Mind and Spirit. The MFAH works closely with Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, the Ronald McDonald House, and Shriner’s Hospital for Childrento …