Museum Hours: Tues.-Wed. 10am-5pm, Thur. 10am-9pm, Fri.-Sat. 10am-7pm, Sun. 12:15-7pm
Admission: $10 adults, children (6-18), seniors (65+), and students $5 (children under 5 free); discounted tickets may be purchased online.
Beck Building, 5601 Main St., Houston, and Law Building, 1001 Bissonnet, Houston. 713-639-7300. www.mfah.org
The al-Sabah Collection
The privately held al-Sabah Collection is one of the greatest collections of Islamic art in the world, and the partnership that brings this exhibition to the MFAH initiates an historic exchange of objects, staff, and expertise.
Jan. 26-Jan. 26, 2014
Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop
The captivating images in this international loan exhibition offer a new understanding of photographic history and the medium’s relationship to visual truth.
Jun. 2-Aug. 25
Intersecting Modernities: Latin American Art from the Brillembourg Capriles Collection
This extraordinary exhibition brings together artists who were influential in avant-garde movements in Europe, Latin America, and the United States and whose contributions to art bridge aspects of Modernism from both sides of the Atlantic.
Jun. 23-Sept. 2
Playing with Process: Explorations in Experimental Printmaking
Playing with Process showcases modern and contemporary artists who push the boundaries of traditional printmaking.
Jun. 19-Sept. 8
James Turrell: The Light Inside
Concentrating on the museum’s extraordinary collection of work by American artist James Turrell, this presentation makes many of the artist’s installations accessible to the public for the first time.
Jun. 9-Sept. 22
Self, Model and Self as Other
Self, Model, and Self as Other highlights about 50 self-portraits—spanning more than a century—from the MFAH photography collection.
Jul. 14-Sept. 29
Gifts From the Past: The Collection of Isabel Brown Wilson
Many of Wilson’s glorious gifts to MFAH are assembled in this exhibition that explores her love of ancient art and spans more than 4,000 years.
Jul. 13-Oct. 27