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.

  • Halston - Fur Hat
    Explore the Art of Mid-20th Century Millinery in “Hats Off” July 12, 2020

    Go behind the scenes with the curator for an inside look at the Rienzi exhibition Hats Off: Halston Hats from the Masterson Collection.

  • Luisa Roldán - Mystical Marriage of St. Catherine
    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.

  • Elie Nadelman, Tango
    Art-Inspired Activity Book for Families May 31, 2020

    Enjoy family time with a museum twist! Families can create and discover together with this printable book.

  • Berni - La sordidez (detail)
    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.

  • Kapoor - Cloud Column
    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.

  • for blog post only | Pratone with people
    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.

  • Carrier-Belleuse, Auguste Rodin - Vase of the Titans
    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.

  • Dario Robleto  (portrait)
    3 Questions for Artist Dario Robleto August 12, 2019

    Houston artist Dario Robleto talks about the importance of recorded music in his work.

  • FOR BLOG POST ONLY - Bourgeois
    A Confessional Sculpture by Louise Bourgeois March 15, 2017
    In March, the Museum celebrates Women’s History Month by highlighting works of art that help you answer the question “Can you name #5WomenArtists?” French-American artist Louise Bourgeois (1911–2010) put her emotional life at the center of her art by incorporating autobiographical imagery inspired by childhood trauma. Bourgeois was born in France, where her parents ran a tapestry-restoration …
  • Mueck - Mask II
    Introducing Ron Mueck February 22, 2017
    Artist Ron Mueck (born 1958 in Melbourne, Australia) draws upon memories, reveries, and everyday experience as he portrays his subjects with extraordinary compassion. Evolution of a SculptorAfter working as a model-maker in film and television in the United States and London, Mueck shifted his focus to the fine arts in the mid-1990s; among his first sculptures was a figure of the young …