For the safety of our visitors and staff, the MFAH continues to require face masks/coverings. Advance timed tickets are recommended.

Lectures Week of Friday, April 16, 2021-Thursday, April 22, 2021

Dish, Persian, 15th century
Between Sea and Sky: Blue and White Ceramics from Persia and Beyond Through May 31, 2021

The enduring appeal of blue and white ceramics stretches across the centuries. This exhibition tells the story through the lens of the exceptional Hossein Afshar Collection of Persian ceramics.

22 Apr Thu / 2021

24 Apr Sat / 2021

  • Sinumbra Lamp, c. 1835–40, brass and glass

    H. N. Hooper Company, Sinumbra Lamp, c. 1835–40, brass and glass, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Bayou Bend Collection, Museum purchase funded by the Jack R. McGregor Endowment Fund.

    Virtual Seminar | “Technology in Early America”
    11 a.m.—4 p.m.

    Explore the development of science and technology in early America through the eyes of historians and curators.

  • Wtewael - Annunciation to the Shepherds

    Joachim Wtewael, The Annunciation to the Shepherds, 1606, oil on canvas, Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation, Houston.

    Virtual Conversation | Luminescent Dialogues
    3 p.m.—4 p.m.

    Tune in for a talk about spiritual art and the symbolism of light in faiths and cultures around the world.