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 

Upcoming Exhibitions


  • Dish, Persian, 15th century

    Dish, Persian, Timurid or early Safavid, second half of 15th century, stonepaste; painted in blue on white slip under transparent glaze, the Hossein Afshar Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

    Between Sea and Sky: Blue and White Ceramics from Persia and Beyond
    November 21, 2020–May 31, 2021

    The enduring appeal of blue and white ceramics stretches across the centuries and around the world. This exhibition tells the story through the lens of the exceptional Hossein Afshar Collection of Persian ceramics, on long-term loan to the MFAH.

  • Wendy Red Star, Apsáalooke Roses, 2016

    COLLECTIVITY | Wendy Red Star, Apsáalooke Roses, 2016, lithograph in colors, inkjet print, printed chine-collé on wove paper, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Museum purchase funded by Carol Lynne Werner at Art + Paper 2019. © Wendy Red Star

    Inaugural Installations: Kinder Building
    Opens November 21, 2020

    The Nancy and Rich Kinder Building is dedicated to the Museum’s international collections of modern and contemporary art. The third-floor galleries are devoted to thematic exhibitions, and the Kinder Building opens with five inaugural installations of art from the 1960s onward.