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.
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.