Activities Week of Saturday, July 24, 2021-Friday, July 30, 2021


Olga de Amaral, Brumas (Mists), 2013, acrylic, gesso, and cotton on wood
Olga de Amaral: To Weave a Rock Through September 19, 2021

The MFAH is the debut venue for this major touring retrospective spotlighting Colombian artist Olga de Amaral and her prolific, six-decade career.

16 Sep Thu / 2021

  • Nick Cave - Soundsuit

    Nick Cave, Soundsuit, 2011, found rugs and mixed media, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Museum purchase funded by Barbara and Michael Gamson in memory of Peter C. Marzio. © Nick Cave, courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

    Museum Arcade “Iconoclast Poetry Walk”
    6 p.m.—9 p.m.

    Explore the Museum accompanied by video poetry recitations that resonate with art on display in the Kinder Building. 

17 Sep Fri / 2021

19 Sep Sun / 2021

20 Sep Mon / 2021

  • Moche culture, Nose Ornament Depicting a Vilca Tree Deity, 100–800 AD, gold

    Moche culture, Nose Ornament Depicting a Vilca Tree Deity, 100–800 AD, gold, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.

    Virtual Poetry Reading “Inside Time”
    6:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m.

    “Inside Time: Past, Present, Pandemic, Poetry” This uplifting program celebrates resilience through Latinx poetry.