Inside the MFAH
“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
“Museum Diary” Episode 1 February 24, 2021
In this documentary series assembled from selfies, cell-phone videos, and Zoom calls, MFAH staff talk about their daily work and share art that is meaningful to them.
At-Home Art Activity: Let’s Make a Sundial October 5, 2020
Grab your chalk and head outside to explore shadows and create your own time tracker.
Go behind the scenes with the curator for an inside look at the Rienzi exhibition Hats Off: Halston Hats from the Masterson Collection.
See the Work of Spain’s First Known Female Sculptor June 21, 2020
Come face-to-face with the work of Luisa Roldán, one of Spain’s first female sculptors, in the exhibition Glory of Spain: Treasures from the Hispanic Society Museum & Library.
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.
Let’s Make Monsters April 14, 2020
Make your own monster! Check out this hands-on art activity inspired by a monumental sculpture in the MFAH collection of Latin American art.
A “Cloud Column” Anniversary March 27, 2020
On March 27, 2018, a team of engineers and MFAH art handlers gently settled Houston’s now-iconic Cloud Column into place—all 21,000 pounds of it.
A Radical Concept: Fall into “Pratone” March 25, 2020
Pratone, a joyful 1970s stand-out in the exhibition Radical: Italian Design, culminates in an inviting patch of foam grass for people to fall into.
Collection Spotlight: A Fusion of Forms February 15, 2020
The contributions of two prominent artists—Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse and Auguste Rodin—make “The Vase of the Titans” a masterpiece.
3 Questions for Artist Dario Robleto August 12, 2019
Houston artist Dario Robleto talks about the importance of recorded music in his work.