1001 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005
Tues - Wed, 10am-5pm; Thurs, 10am-9pm; Fri - Sat, 10am-7pm; Sun, 12:15-7pm.
October 11, 2017 - March 18, 2018
A History of Photography: Selections from the Museum’s Collection
A series of installations that trace the course of photography from its invention to the present day, showcasing important new acquisitions and treasured masterpieces.
November 11, 2017 - April 29, 2018
The Design Reformation in Europe, 1845–1915: Selections from the Museum’s Collection
The Design Reformation in Europe explores the design industry and its changing relationship to European artists, manufacturers, and consumers during the 19th century.
January 1, 2018 - March 18, 2018
The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta
MFAH extends its popular Oscar de la Renta show.
“This Oscar de la Renta Fashion Exhibit Will Take Your Breath Away” —Harper’s BAZAAR
February 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Arts of Islamic Lands: Selections from The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait
The renowned al-Sabah Collection is one of the greatest privately held collections of Islamic art in the world.
A collaboration with the Museum, established in 2012, led to the 2013 Houston debut of 67 objects ranging from carpets and architectural fragments to exquisite ceramics, metalwork, jewelry, scientific instruments, and manuscripts.
March 3, 2018 - June 3, 2018
Modernism on the Ganges: Raghubir Singh Photographs
The retrospective Modernism on the Ganges: Raghubir Singh Photographs traces the full trajectory of the visionary photographer’s career through nearly 90 images, from his early work in the late 1960s to his last, unpublished projects of the late 199
March 4, 2018 - August 19, 2018
Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India
The exhibition showcases nearly four centuries of artistic creation from the kingdom of Marwar-Jodhpur, in the northwestern state of Rajasthan.
March 10, 2018 - May 28, 2018
Radicals and Revolutionaries: America’s Founding Fathers
During the American Revolution and the early years of the United States, great artists on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean produced images of leaders, and of military and political events, that were disseminated throughout the world.
March 11, 2018 - June 10, 2018
Michelangelo and the Vatican: Masterworks from the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, Naples
Michelangelo and the Vatican features drawings, cartoons, paintings, sculpture, and prints by Renaissance master Michelangelo and his predecessors and successors across Italy, including Raphael, Rubens, Tintoretto, and Titian.
Museum of Fine Arts Houston (MFAH), Houston, Texas
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