MFA Houston

How do conservators attribute paintings to artists? Zahira Bomford, senior conservator of paintings, discusses "Kitchen Maid," a 17th-century painting that has been in the MFAH collection for…

The Connoisseur’s Eye highlights the extensive collection of ceramics at Rienzi, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, house museum for European decorative arts. Recent research has uncovered…

Following World War II, Americans poured out of cities and into suburban housing developments on a wave of economic prosperity. The desire to own a new home on a quiet street was contagious, and…

One of the most spectacular objects in Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India is the Lal Dera, or Red Tent. On view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, through August 19…

From furniture generated by algorithms to designs brought to life by a robot, the work of experimental Dutch designer Joris Laarman challenges the boundaries of art, science, and technology. 

The Museum of Fine Arts Houston installed and unveiled their new gleaming Anish Kapoor sculpture this week. "Cloud Column," conceived in the late 1990s and executed in 2006, is a 21,000-pound…

In March, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents Michelangelo and the Vatican: Masterworks from the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, Naples, an exhibition highlighting the artistic legacy of…
A major collaboration brings a groundbreaking exhibition of royal treasures from India to Houston in March. Organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in partnership with the Mehrangarh Museum…