April 12, 2021 - MFAH presents “Three Centuries of American Art: Antiquities, European, and American Masterpieces—The Fayez S. Sarofim Collection,” opening in June
For nearly 60 years, Houston collector and philanthropist Fayez S. Sarofim has quietly assembled one of the most significant collections of American art in private hands. The MFAH provides an exceptional opportunity to view the masterpieces this summer.
Today, the Bastion Collection announced the highly anticipated Cafe Leonelli at MFAH is set to open on Friday, April 16, 2021, in the new Nancy and Rich Kinder Building at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
March 29, 2021 - Renowned Georges Bemberg Collection of French Masterpieces Traveling to Houston in June 2021
Some 90 paintings and works on paper from the exceptional collection of late philanthropist Georges Bemberg are coming this summer to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston—the only U.S. venue.
March 15, 2021 - Dia Art Foundation and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Announce Co-Acquisition of a Major Work by Sam Gilliam
Dia Art Foundation and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, today announced their co-acquisition of Double Merge (1968), a major early work by Sam Gilliam.
February 1, 2021 - MFAH Photography Study Center has been named for Anne Wilkes Tucker, founding curator of photography
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, announced today the naming of the Anne Wilkes Tucker Photography Study Center, a gift of Joan and Stanford Alexander in honor of the Museum’s founding curator of photography.
January 7, 2021 - “Electrifying Design: A Century of Lighting” Debuts in February 2021 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Electrifying Design is the first large-scale exhibition in the United States to examine international lighting over the past 100 years as a catalyst for technological and artistic innovation within major avant-garde design movements.
January 7, 2021 - The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Presents “Hockney-Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature” in February 2021
The MFAH is the only U.S. venue for this exhibition of carefully selected landscape paintings and drawings that examine the common ground between artists David Hockney and Vincent van Gogh.
November 21, 2020 - Rare Works of Persian Blue and White Ceramics from the Hossein Afshar Collection on View Together for the First Time
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, tells the story of the enduring, worldwide appeal of blue and white ceramics through the exhibition Between Sea and Sky: Blue and White Ceramics from Persia and Beyond, featuring selections from the exceptional Hossein Afshar Collection of Persian art.
November 16, 2020 - Houston to Celebrate the Opening on Saturday, November 21, of the Nancy and Rich Kinder Building
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will open its Nancy and Rich Kinder Building to the public on Saturday, November 21, culminating a week of previews for staff, donors, members, and community partners.
September 15, 2020 - MFAH Announces Details of Inaugural Installations in Its New Nancy and Rich Kinder Building, Opening to the Public Saturday, November 21
Dedicated to the Museum’s first comprehensive display of its international collections of modern and contemporary art, the Kinder Building galleries span media from painting and sculpture to craft and design, video, and immersive installations.