Museums of Fine Arts

R.J. Kern: The Sheep and The Goats

R. J. Kern (b. 1978) is an American artist whose work explores ideas of home, ancestry, and the sense of place. He uses the photographic medium in …

Art Galleries

That da Vinci painting that sold for $450m last week made a secret visit to Boston in 2009

The da Vinci painting that sold for a skyhigh $450.3 million last week secretly made a trip to Boston in 2009, undergoing an examination at the …

Boston

International crowd celebrates MFAH exhibition that looks at importance of home from Latin perspective

An international crowd of 100 museum trustees, exhibition funders, artists, and other art-world guests gathered in the Caroline Wiess Law Building at …

Houston

Exhibition presents more than 100 privately held works from the 6th to the 19th century

<b>HOUSTON, TX</b><b>.-</b> The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands, an exhibition of more than 100 works …

Ancient History

Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts Unveils Over 100 Ancient Iranian Works for Islamic Art Show

Exhibitions<p>The museum has made a point of bolstering its Islamic art holdings.<p>,<p>This month, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will unveil a new show …

Museums

What's New: Japanese Masterpieces & Girlfriend Getaways

It’s fun and funky…for young and old alike. Contemporary and traditional side-by-side. The art of Takashi Murakami and MFA masterpieces made in Japan.<p>…

Boston

Five Reasons to Leave the House This Weekend

Including the Institute of Memory at the ICA, a Letters to Cleo reunion concert series at the Paradise, and more.<p>By · 11/16/2017, 7:45 a.m.<p>PHOTO BY …

Boston

Star Wars exhibit opens at St. Petersburg museum

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — Starting this week, the “Star Wars and the Power of Costume” exhibit will be on display at the Museum of Fine Arts in …

Star Wars

Post-Harvey, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston moves Glassell School of Art opening to May 2018

“Everything has changed in Houston post-Harvey,” says Gary Tinterow, the director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, referring to the hurricane …

Art Galleries

GALLERY REVIEW: Annette Lemieux: Mise en Scène—Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

<i>Annette Lemieux, SPIN (details), 2017, pigment inkjet on cotton, velvet, courtesy of the artist and Elizabeth Dee Gallery, NYC</i><p>Annette Lemieux’s work …

Boston

The Boston art scene is getting a Dutch treat of donated Golden Age masterpieces

BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s art scene is getting a Dutch treat with a twist: a flurry of donated 17th-century masterpieces that experts say will change …

Museums

The Astros’ World Series trophy was damaged during a fundraiser

It took the Astros 56 years to win a World Series trophy and only one week to damage it. According to a report from Wei-Huan Chen of the Houston …

Major League Baseball

Astros' World Series trophy damaged during men's gala in Houston

The Commissioner's Trophy may have the worst luck.<p>At a recent mens-only dinner gala held by Houston's Museum of Fine Arts, a table supporting the …

Sports

Here's what really happened to the World Series trophy at MFAH men-only, black-tie dinner

Houston media and sports circles were buzzing Friday morning after word got out the World Series trophy was damaged during the for-men-only "One …

Houston

Tiny Paintings and Golden Carpets Unveiled in MFAH’s “Bestowing Beauty”

From teeny tiny paintings with a royal pedigree to monumental carpets that shimmer with actual gold, the <b>“Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian</b> …

Art Galleries

Astros World Series trophy damaged at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston event; MFAH responds

<b>HOUSTON</b> - Flags on the Astros World Series trophy were bent when the trophy took a tumble at an event Wednesday night at the Museum of Fine Arts, …

Art Galleries

The Ticket: What’s happening in the arts world this week

<b>MUSIC</b><p>Rock & Pop<p><b>EMA/THE BLOW</b> Guitarist and composer Erika M. Anderson’s latest album, “Exile in the Outer Ring,” is a vivid portrait of America’s …

Art Galleries

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 10–12

Nov. 9–12 | NRG Center<p>If you <i>love</i> the holidays, if you're willing to sweat through a Houston winter in your ugly Christmas sweaters, if you have an …

Houston

GALLERY REVIEW: Joan Jonas: Ice Drawing—Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

<i>Joan Jonas, Ice Drawing, 2012, installation consisting of video (color, silent, projected through structure) and structure with metal armature and</i> …

Boston

Tufts grad Meredith Vieira does her part for her alma mater

Advertisement<p>Maybe you read about the folks at Tufts who want to remove <b>President Trump</b>’s foul-mouthed former communications director <b>Anthony …

Art Galleries

Local filmmakers, Oscar movies, Singin' celebration

Fall might not bring much in the way of colorful foliage to Houston, but for nine years the Houston Cinema Arts Festival has delivered an autumnal …

Texas

Your Guide to the 2017 Houston Cinema Arts Festival

Our must-see picks for the city's most ambitious film event.

Houston

Harvard receives landmark gift of Dutch drawings

The Harvard Art Museums has received a landmark gift of 330 17th-century Dutch and Flemish drawings, transforming the institution’s collection of …

Boston

The tattooed hipsters of 18th-century Japan

A new book charts the history of Japanese tattooing and shows why it’s the best in the world<p>Tattoos are by nature fleeting, a living art form that …

Art

Original costumes from the ‘Star Wars’ films are featured in museum exhibit

Darth Vader’s breastplate may look like it’s made of some high-tech material, but it’s really painted wood. Obi-Wan Kenobi’s cloak looks like it’s …

Star Wars

Richard Linklater on ‘Last Flag Flying,’ Confidence, and the Film That Launched His Career

Richard Linklater has returned to his roots — specifically, his hometown of Houston, just a week or so before that World Series thing — to conduct a …

Art Galleries

Hidden treasures of Nazi art dealer go on display

Hundreds of pieces of art have gone on public display for the first time in decades in Switzerland.<p>Hildebrand Gurlitt built up the collection after being enlisted by the Nazis to sell so-called “degenerate” modern art seized from German museums.<p>Bern Museum of Fine Arts inherited the stash – …

Art

Long-awaited Gurlitt ‘degenerate art’ show opens to public

An exhibition now open in Bern puts on show works of art forcefully taken from museums in Germany by the Nazis and classified as "degenerate art". …

Art History

In pictures: Collector's Nazi-era art on display

Artworks collected by Cornelius Gurlitt are on public display for the first time in Switzerland and Germany.

Art

Rockefeller's Matisse and Léger fireplaces reunited in Houston

Two monumental fireplace murals that were commissioned in 1938 by Nelson Rockefeller have been reunited at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH). …

Henri Matisse