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.
June 24, 2020 - “Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power” to Open at MFAH with New Section on Houston Artists and Roster of Online Programs
This summer, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is the final venue to present the acclaimed exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, featuring work that was created by more than 60 Black artists over two revolutionary decades in American history.
April 7, 2020 - MFAH International Center for the Arts of the Americas Launches Expanded, Enhanced Website for “Documents of Latin American and Latino Art” Digital Archive
The MFAH and the ICAA have launched a redesigned and enhanced website and database for the landmark Documents of Latin American and Latino Art digital archive.
The MFAH presents photographs exploring a variety of artistic styles and expression from the 1950s to the present, by artists from Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.
February 10, 2020 - The MFAH is the final venue for the acclaimed “Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power”
Internationally touring exhibition features the work of more than 60 Black artists who defined Black identity, creativity, activism, and social responsibility over two decades.
January 15, 2020 - Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, to Open Its Steven Holl–Designed Nancy and Rich Kinder Building on November 1, 2020
New building caps the largest cultural project in North America: expansion and redevelopment of the 14-acre Susan and Fayez S. Sarofim Campus.
December 17, 2019 - The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents “Glory of Spain: Treasures from the Hispanic Society Museum & Library” in March 2020
The international traveling exhibition marks the first time a comprehensive selection of the Hispanic Society Museum & Library’s collection has been exhibited.
December 12, 2019 - The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents “Francis Bacon: Late Paintings” from Centre Pompidou, Paris
Organized by the Centre Pompidou, where it debuted in September 2019, this exhibition is the first in-depth museum consideration of Francis Bacon’s production in his final decades.
November 13, 2019 - Fifth Class of the Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellows Announced by Six Major U.S. Museums
The Art Institute of Chicago; the High Museum of Art; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art; and the Philadelphia Museum of Art are pleased to announce the 2019–2021 class of fellows designated for the Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship Program.