The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, was founded on a simple belief: that art is for everyone—and now everywhere. Although our doors may be temporarily closed, we are working to share inspiring MFAH experiences in creative and meaningful ways. Stay connected with #MFAHatHome via social media; access the MFAH art collections online; and check out mfah.org/VirtualExperience for streaming films, art-making activities, artist’s talks and more.
MOVIE NIGHT WITH MFAH FILMS
Now Screening: Bacurau
Stream It: March 25–31
Join us for the cathartic and genre-bending story of a community coming together during difficult times. Bacurau, described as a 21st-century Western set in near-future Brazil, follows Teresa, who comes home to mysterious events that mobilize the resourceful residents of the remote village of Bacurau.
Inside the MFAH | Catch up with curator Marian Luntz in this blog post featuring her take on the enigmatic film.
Inside the Exhibition: Glory of Spain
A CURATOR’S INSIGHT
Ancient Ivory Pyxis
Aimée Froom, curator of art of the Islamic worlds, delves into the meaning of this ancient ivory pyxis, showcased in the exhibition Glory of Spain: Treasures from the Hispanic Society Museum & Library.
In the Gardens
ON THE BLOG
Gardening with the MFAH
With Houstonians staying close to home, Bart Brechter—head of gardens and landscape—offers a personal perspective on tending gardens at Bayou Bend, Rienzi, and at home.
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From the top of our red hats to the bottom of our hearts, thank you for all the amazing ideas you’ve shared on social media, and for telling us your favorite MFAH works of art. Here’s one fan favorite from the Flapper era: Kees van Dongen’s The Corn Poppy. Named for the model’s brilliant red hat, the painting was instantly popular and has been reproduced in many forms.
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