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.
November 6, 2019 - Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, to Open Its Steven Holl–Designed Nancy and Rich Kinder Building in Fall 2020
New building for modern and contemporary art will cap the largest cultural project in North America: the expansion and redevelopment of the Museum’s 14-acre Susan and Fayez S. Sarofim Campus. Site-specific works by seven international artists to be installed across the campus; inaugural installations to highlight major collections never before presented in depth.
October 25, 2019 - The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents “Norman Rockwell: American Freedom” in December 2019
This presentation is the first comprehensive exhibition devoted to Norman Rockwell’s iconic depictions of FDR’s Four Freedoms.
September 26, 2019 - Rediscovered after nearly 170 years, a Delacroix painting has been acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, announced today the acquisition of a newly rediscovered masterwork by 19th-century French painter Eugène Delacroix: Women of Algiers in Their Apartment.
September 18, 2019 - The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Revisits Revolutionary Italian Design through the Landmark Collection of Dennis Freedman
The MFAH presents the first U.S. museum exhibition in nearly 50 years to examine Italy’s postwar explosion of disruptive design.