August 18, 2021 - Critically Acclaimed “Afro-Atlantic Histories” Will Tour to Houston and Washington, DC, Beginning in October
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will debut the U.S. tour of Afro-Atlantic Histories, an unprecedented exhibition that visually explores the history and legacy of the transatlantic slave trade.
The international touring exhibition Calder-Picasso presents a fascinating encounter between Alexander Calder and Pablo Picasso, seminal figures of 20th-century art. The exhibition explores the artists’ affinities, integrating Calder’s paintings, drawings, and revolutionary mobiles and stabiles with Picasso’s radically inventive work in all media.
July 21, 2021 - A trove of Georgia O’Keeffe’s photographs on view for the first time in Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, exhibition this October
Georgia O’Keeffe is a groundbreaking figure of American Modernism, widely recognized for her paintings. This October, the MFAH presents the first exhibition devoted to O’Keeffe’s distinct photographic practice.
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.