THINGS TO DO

3 Reasons to Visit MFAH's New and Improved Hirsch Library

Located in the space that held the former MFA Cafe, the new Hirsch Library is a welcoming place for museum-goers and scholars alike.

09/29/2022 By Amarie Gipson

NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK

The MFAH’s Art Library Is Making a Big Move

Here’s what you should know about the new space.

04/05/2022 By Amarie Gipson

ART NEWS

This Medieval Manuscript is Getting A Facelift

A 700-year-old manuscript at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston is getting a much-needed facelift

03/16/2022 By Amarie Gipson

Remembering King

7 Ways to Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Houston

There are service opportunities, parades, virtual events and more.

01/14/2022 By Geneva Diaz

Visual Art

Some of the Best Moments From the Afro-Atlantic Histories Exhibit at MFAH

Highlights from the historic exhibition on view through Monday, January 17.

01/13/2022 By Amarie Gipson

News

Very Artsy News: Korean Films, Opera Competition and more

A weekly brief on what’s happening in Houston’s arts and culture scene.

12/07/2021 By Amarie Gipson

Visual Art

Review: Georgia O’Keeffe’s Photography at the MFAH

See the work of modernist painter Georgia O'Keeffe through a new lens.

11/30/2021 By Doni Wilson

EDITOR’S PICKS

What’s On View at the MFAH’s Kinder Building?

A round-up of our favorite permanent collection works on view.

09/24/2021 By Amarie Gipson

Shadow Boxing

How MFAH Film Became an At-Home Affair

Film curator Marian Luntz figures out how to work with an unseen audience.

05/10/2021 By Chris Vognar

Glowing Review

Have You Been Inside the Kinder Yet?

The many dreamy design details of the Nancy and Rich Kinder Building, the MFAH’s game-changing new space

04/08/2021 By Dianna Wray

Flower Fever

Your Informal Guide to Azaleas in Houston

The Azalea Trail is canceled, but you can still see the blooms at these H-Town spots.

03/19/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Behind the scenes

Discover the History of the World at the MFAH

The Museum of Fine Art Houston's pieces span 6,000 years, six continents, and just about every historical period and artistic medium ever.

11/23/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Visual Arts

Must See Exhibit: Look to the East

Stunning decorative arts from Asia, Africa and the Middle East are showcased in this awe-inspiring compilation at MFAH.

07/18/2016 By Jenn Nguyen

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 22–24

The Symphony plays Shostakovich, Rainbow on ICE returns to Discovery Green, MFAH throws an art party, BodyTraffic dances into Houston, and Houston Arboretum celebrates Arbor Day.

01/20/2016 By Nick Esquer

Film

Houston Iranian Film Festival Comes to MFAH

The renowned festival features a deeper look at a misunderstood country through movies.

01/19/2016 By Max Jefferson

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 15–17

Blue Man Group plays Jones Hall, DiverseWorks debuts What Shall We Do Next?, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ride into town, Chevron Houston races through the city.

01/13/2016 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 8–10

Houston Symphony plays John Williams, William Cokeley opens a new exhibition, Vertigo plays at MFAH, a lecture on Joachim Wtewael's nude portraits, and the Russian Old New Year Festival.

01/06/2016 By Nick Esquer

Museum News

MFAH Takes On Diversity with Mellon Recruits

The museum announces its latest group of Mellon Foundation curatorial fellows, primed to learn the ins and outs of high art curation.

12/31/2015 By William Geoffrey Wood

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 1–3

A fresh start at Rothko Chapel, the 2016 Run Houston! at Sam Houston Race Park, MFAH screens Night of the Shooting Stars, Fly Dance Company pops and locks at Children's Museum, and the Texans close out the 2015 season.

12/30/2015 By Nick Esquer

All That Jazz

A Little Party Never Killed Nobody

The Roaring Twenties goes on display in all its decadent glory in MFAH's Deco Nights.

12/08/2015 By Nick Esquer