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

One Choir, Two Choir

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Nov 20–22

Because Dave Chappelle’s surprise three-night residency sold out in less than a day.

11/20/2020 Photography by Emma Schkloven

Artistic Architecture

Take A Peek Inside the MFAH's Completed Kinder Building

The new gallery, which will house the MFAH's modern and contemporary collections, opens to the public on November 21.

11/17/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Click 4 Art

5 Virtual Things To Do in Houston This Weekend, July 10-12

We've got nightclub dancing, author engagements, and movies, plus an offering from the Bard—and you don't even have to put on pants to participate.

07/10/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Art Moves

MFAH Speaks to the BLM Movement Through Soul of a Nation

Featuring work from over 70 Black artists, this exhibition makes its final stop in Houston after a three-year international tour.

06/26/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

’50s, ’60s, ’70, ’80s

5 Things You Must Do in Houston This Weekend, June 26-28

Go on and groove to those good times.

06/26/2020 By Emma Schkloven

5 Things: The "Sort Of Return to Normal" Edition

5 Houston Arts & Culture Activities You Can Enjoy Online This Weekend

Classical music, tiny dances, and lots of chalk.

05/01/2020 By Emma Schkloven

So Much Sanitizer

Slowly, but Surely, Houston's Museums Are Re-Opening

Institutions in the Museum District are taking precautions to keep staff and guests safe.

04/29/2020 By Emma Schkloven

The show goes on

The Latest News from the Houston Arts World

We have updates from Main Street Theater, TUTS, MFAH, and more.

04/22/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Painted Memories

Houstonians Remember Iconic Local Artist Richard Stout

Members of the arts community recall the personal side of one of Houston’s greatest painters.

04/13/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Drum Up Some Fun

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 24-26

Celebrate the Lunar New Year, drum up some fun or enter a bloody Big Top ... if you dare.

01/24/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Spooky Szn

The To-Doux List: Oct. 25-27

This weekend brings lots of shopping, '70s-inspired Halloween, and an 18th-century masquerade party.

10/24/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Runway Report

HCC Fashion Students and Alumni Channel van Gogh in Dynamic Runway Show

The fifth-annual Fashion Fusion runway competition is a collaboration between the school and the MFAH.

04/30/2019 By Josh Davis

Gogh On With Your Bad Self

Love the van Gogh Exhibit? You Can Shop It, Too.

Be sure to hit the MFAH Shop when you visit Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art.

03/21/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Visual Art

At the MFAH, a Breathtaking van Gogh Retrospective

More than 50 pieces from the prolific—and troubled—artist will be on display this month.

02/25/2019 By Chris Gray

Ice House

Is Houston Finally Making a Place for Its Public?

Thanks to some visionary residents and a new mindset, public spaces where citizens can gather to honor, remember, exult, and protest are proliferating.

07/20/2018 By Clifford Pugh

Ice House

Perfect Party: Roll-Me-Up-And-Smoke-Me-At-Dominoes Edition

Willie Nelson is, of course, at the top of our list this month.

06/22/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

What's New at the MFAH?

Deciphering the many construction cranes surrounding the museum.

04/24/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Perfect Party: Of-Beans-and-Basketball-Edition

Anish Kapoor gets the seat of honor for reigniting the great Bayou vs. Windy City debate.

04/24/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Bean There, Done That

Three Lapsed Chicagoans Explain Once And for All Why The Bean Isn’t Worth Caring About

A counterpoint to the recent Bean Discourse.

04/02/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas, Nicki Koetting, and Morgan Kinney