June 9, 2021 - The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, to debut first touring retrospective devoted to Colombian visionary Olga de Amaral
This summer, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents Olga de Amaral: To Weave a Rock, the first major touring retrospective of the prolific, visionary Colombian artist whose pioneering visual language has helped to transform the fiber arts movement.
May 4, 2021 - The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, debuts one of Ernesto Neto’s largest crochet works to date in May 2021
This summer, the MFAH will present Ernesto Neto: SunForceOceanLife, a major commission and one of the largest crochet works to date by renowned Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto.
April 12, 2021 - MFAH presents “Three Centuries of American Art – Antiquities, European and American Masterpieces from 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.