Bubble Gum Pop

How Does Art Reflect a Nation in Turmoil?

A new MFAH exhibit provides (some of) the answers from Iranian-born contemporary artists.

08/01/2017 By Chris Becker

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: The Museum District

Summer is the best time to truly appreciate the oak-shaded sidewalks and air-conditioned galleries of the Museum District.

07/13/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mexicanidad

Mexican Modernism Arrives at the MFAH For a Necessary Exhibit

“Paint the Revolution” is a love letter to Mexican culture featuring works from masters such as Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo.

07/10/2017 By Catalina Campos

Not the Actor You're Looking For

See the Man Behind Obi-Wan (and Many Others) This Month at the MFAH

Sir Alec Guinness will be honored with a month-long film series at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

07/06/2017 By Andrew Hopf

For Young and Old

Migrant Mother Heads to the Houston Suburbs

A Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts summer exhibit features one of the most famous photographs in American history.

07/05/2017 By Julia Gsell

Yaaassss

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 23-25

Get ready for a colorful Pride weekend filled with Dynamo orange and Mexican modernism.

06/22/2017 By Arman Badrei

Picture Perfect

Houston's Top 10 Instagrammable Spots for the Summer

You might want to clear some space on your phone for this.

06/21/2017 By Bianca Rodriguez

Think of the 'gram!

Touch, See and Hear the Mind-Bending New MFAH Exhibit from an Artist Who Inspired Beyoncé

“Your first impression walking in will be you’ve gone to the best disco you’ve ever gone to.”

06/12/2017 By Chris Becker

DeVito Live

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 9-11

It's like this: If you miss your chance to see Danny DeVito perform for free, there's only one person to blame.

06/08/2017 By Spencer Vogel, Arman Badrei, and Kara Fields

Get Jazzed

Sister of Jazz Legend Frank Morgan Dishes Ahead of MFAH Jazz on Film Screening

"He was very serious about the things that mattered to him, including drugs, music, everything. "

06/07/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Jazz on Film

Catch the '50s Era Making a Murderer That Kicks off the MFAH Jazz on Film Series

I Want to Live! plays to true crime fascination with a legendary jazz score.

05/31/2017 By Andrew Hopf

Showbiz

Remember Hollywood's Forgotten Power Couple This Weekend at the MFAH

Remember when Charlton Heston parts the Red Sea? That was these guys.

05/24/2017 By Andrew Hopf

Good Timing

Ahead of Twin Peaks Reboot, MFAH to Screen David Lynch Documentary

A new documentary shines light on the mysterious director ahead of his new project.

05/18/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Super Bowl Parties Can't Stop, Won't Stop

Diplo and Nas to Perform at Rolling Stone’s Annual Super Bowl Event

The top acts will take over the MFAH for the night.

01/20/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Art News

The Cistern Welcomes an Art Installation That's a Force of Nature

Seek shelter underneath Buffalo Bayou Park when Rain: Magdalena Fernández at the Houston Cistern opens December 10.

11/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Film Festival

Houston Cinema Arts Festival Announces World-Class Lineup & Programming

Sorry New York and Austin, but this Bayou City fest is bringing the heat to local screens.

10/26/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

On The Town

Heaven Sent: Documenting Texas's Fast-Dying Dance Halls

The Houston Cinema Arts festival showcases a filmmaker who’s aiming to preserve Texas’s history, one dance hall at a time.

10/24/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Interview

What’s It Like to Be a Museum Guard at the MFAH?

No, they don’t carry guns. No, you can’t touch the paintings.

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy Illustrations by Sebastian Gomez de la Torre