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.
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.
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 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.