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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is located in the heart of Texas’s largest city. The museum is a dynamic cultural complex consisting of two museum buildings, two art schools, two decorative arts centers, and a sculpture garden. The collection of the MFAH numbers more than 56,000 works of art, encompassing a substantial variety of media from around world, from the Stone Age to the present day. The museum now ranks as the fifth largest in exhibition space in the United States, with a total of 300,000 square feet devoted to the display of art. With its encyclopedic collection and an exciting schedule of international loan exhibitions and award-winning programs, this museum is one of the premier destinations in the United States for art lovers.

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Projects

Digital Media for Education
Digital Media for Education

            The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) purchased new equipment and software that will be used in the production of digital media in a broad range of educational programming. The new equipment specified for the MIDEA minigrant includes a high-definition video camera and a four-track audio recorder that will […]


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Hie Sanno Sairei-Zu
Hie Sanno Sairei-Zu

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston produced a multimedia project about the 2009 exhibition of rare Japanese folding screens. The screens were created in the 17th-century Edo period by an unknown Japanese artist. The exquisite pair of six-paneled screens — each measuring 66.5 x 145.5 x .6 in. (168.9 x 369.6 x 1.5 cm) and […]


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High School Multi-Visit Program 2006-2007
High School Multi-Visit Program 2006-2007

Part of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston strategy to increase the education department’s presence in museum galleries is to develop more activities that directly engage museum visitors while using technology to present new interpretations of the MFAH programs, collections, and exhibitions. The initial stage of this plan is the launch and evaluation of an […]


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In-Gallery Interactive Media Stations
In-Gallery Interactive Media Stations

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) developed and implemented four in-gallery interactive media stations in association with the exhibition WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and its Aftermath. The stations served as digital comment books and Web-based response forums, providing a source of support for visitors’ responses to the exhibition, and also allowed visitors to […]


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Looking to Write: Literacy Through Art
Looking to Write: Literacy Through Art

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), delivered the first phase of Looking to Write: Literacy Through Art, which provides middle and high school educators and students throughout Texas with a digital forum through which they will be able to access and share resources to encourage and augment learning about art and facilitate the development […]


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