Upcoming Special Exhibitions


  • Studio School Exhibition
    2024 Studio School Annual Student Exhibition
    May 28–July 26, 2024

    The 2024 Studio School Annual Student Exhibition features a juried selection of work created by students during the academic year. 

  • Raqib Shaw, Ode to the Country Without a Post Office, 2019–20, acrylic liner and enamel on birchwood

    Raqib Shaw, Ode to the Country Without a Post Office, 2019–20, acrylic liner and enamel on birchwood, private collection. © Raqib Shaw / Photo © White Cube (Ollie Hammick), courtesy of the artist and White Cube

    Raqib Shaw: Ballads of East and West
    June 9–September 2, 2024

    Raqib Shaw blends Eastern and Western influences to create mesmerizing works of art that merge fable, history, and autobiography.

  • Thomas Demand, Control Room, 2011, chromogenic print

    Thomas Demand, Control Room, 2011, chromogenic print. © Thomas Demand, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

    Thomas Demand: The Stutter of History
    June 30–September 15, 2024

    The MFAH is the only U.S. venue for this internationally touring landmark retrospective of Thomas Demand’s work.

  • Meiji Modern: Fifty Years of New Japan

    Meiji Modern: Fifty Years of New Japan

    Meiji Modern: Fifty Years of New Japan
    July 7–September 15, 2024

    Masterpieces from Japan’s Meiji era (1868–1912) reveal the profound cross-cultural impact of Japan’s developing relationships with the wider world.