The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents Soto: The Houston Penetrable, May 8 through September 1, 2014.
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Gary Tinterow, director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, today announced the appointment of Caroline Goeser as W.T. and Louise J. Moran Chair of the Department of Learning and Interpretation.
The Art Institute of Chicago, the High Museum of Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston (MFAH), and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art are pleased to announce the launch of The Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship Program.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston announces a trio of exhibitions scheduled for spring 2014. Exhibitions include works by artists Georges Baraque and John Singer Sargent. Also on view will be decorative arts from the Leatrice S. and Melvin B. Eagle Collection. The exhibitions begin in late February and early March 2014.
The Brown Foundation Fellows Program of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, provides study or studio space, travel expenses and stipend to mid-career artists, writers and other professionals in the humanities.
On December 22, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), will open The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, showcasing the Clark’s renowned holdings of French Impressionist painting. The exhibition features 73 paintings by artists such as Édouard Manet, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Berthe Morisot, Camille Pissarro and Alfred Sisley, as well as Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Jean-François Millet, Jean-Léon Gérôme, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and Pierre Bonnard, among others. The Age of Impressionism will be open at the Museum December 22, 2013, through March 23, 2014.
Gary Tinterow, Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, today announced an important curatorial transition for the Museum: Anne Wilkes Tucker, founding Curator of the Department of Photography, will retire in June 2015, having led the Department since 1976. Malcolm Daniel, longtime Curator and former Head of the Department of Photographs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, has been appointed to succeed her.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), and the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) announce their first joint acquisition: Black Drop (2012) by British artist Simon Starling. Filmed in 35mm and transferred to HD, Black Drop connects the history of cinema with the astronomical phenomenon of the transit of Venus across the Sun and the human need to measure one’s place in the cosmos. Funded by the Anchorage Foundation and the DMA/amfAR Benefit Auction Fund, the acquisition reflects the shared commitment to contemporary art upheld by Texas’s foremost encyclopedic institutions.
Gary Tinterow, Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, today announced the appointment of Eric O. Anyah as the Museum’s Chief Financial Officer.
After six extraordinary years of leadership as Chairman of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s Board of Trustees, Cornelia Cullen Long today announced the Board’s unanimous selection of Richard D. Kinder as her successor.
Dr. Ruth Westheimer, internationally known authority on human sociology and sexuality and author of the book The Art of Arousal: A Celebration of Erotic Art throughout History, will be in conversation with MFAH director Gary Tinterow on the evening of Tuesday, June 4.
The Old Jail Art Center in Albany, Texas, will open two new exhibits in February: Contemporary Texas Art from the Barrett Collection and Kana Harada: Anything You Want.
MFAH announces Princes and Paupers: The Art of Jacques Callot. The exhibit is on view starting January 31 through May 5, 2013.
Museum Fine Arts, Houston announces Art/Work and the Invisible Hand opening December 14, 2012.
Today Gary Tinterow, director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and Sheikha Hussah Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah, director of the Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah (DAI), Kuwait, and co-owner with Sheikh Nasser Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah of The al-Sabah Collection, jointly announced the signing of an extraordinary agreement of cooperation between their two institutions.