June 13, 2022 - Ernie Barnes’s “The Sugar Shack” Goes on View at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, June 15
Houston collector Bill Perkins, who acquired the iconic 1976 painting The Sugar Shack at auction last month, has placed the work with the MFAH through December.
June 8, 2022 - The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and The Jewish Museum, New York, Announce New Judaica Initiative
The MFAH and The Jewish Museum, New York, announce a partnership to establish an ongoing presence for Judaica in Houston, beginning in July 2022 with the MFAH exhibition Beauty and Ritual: Judaica from The Jewish Museum, New York.
May 19, 2022 - “Gordon Parks: Stokely Carmichael and Black Power” Opens in October at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
On view only at the MFAH, this exhibition of photographs by Gordon Parks centers on five iconic images of controversial young activist Stokely Carmichael from 1967, along with dozens more photographs never before published or exhibited.
March 3, 2022 - Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Presents the Work of Argentine Conceptual Artist Leandro Erlich in June 2022
The MFAH presents two of Leandro Erlich’s most iconic installations in the exhibition Leandro Erlich: Seeing Is Not Believing. These immersive environments and a selection of additional works span the career of this acclaimed Argentine artist.
December 17, 2021 - MFAH Presents “Virtual Realities: The Art of M.C. Escher from the Michael S. Sachs Collection” in March 2022
The largest and most comprehensive exhibition of works by M.C. Escher ever held, this exhibition will include more than 400 prints, drawings, watercolors, printed fabrics, constructed objects, wood and linoleum blocks, lithographic stones, sketchbooks, and the artist’s working tools.
December 17, 2021 - “Dawoud Bey: An American Project” Travels to the MFAH in March 2022
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will host this major retrospective of influential photographer Dawoud Bey. The exhibition spans the breadth of Bey’s career, from his earliest street portraits to his most recent historical explorations.
December 17, 2021 - The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Presents “Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities” in Spring 2022
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will be the final stop for some 60 paintings, drawings, and video animations examining the prolific first 15 years of Shahzia Sikander’s career.
December 17, 2021 - The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Presents “The Obama Portraits Tour” Spring 2022
This spring, the MFAH will host the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery tour of portraits of President Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama by artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald.
September 21, 2021 - Rare Loan Exhibition Brings to Houston the Renowned Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in November
For the first time, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is lending some 100 of the most significant paintings and works on paper from its renowned Impressionist collection for an exhibition that will open November 14 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, its only American venue.
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.