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Stronger than COVID-19
Empowering Houston High School Seniors to Reclaim the Narrative of Their Senior Year

The MFAH and the HISD class of 2020 teamed up for Stronger than COVID-19, an online exhibition giving students the opportunity to take back the story of senior year.

Days of the Whale Presents a Vibrant Portrait of Adolescence

Set in the gang-plagued city of Medellín, Colombia, the coming-of-age drama Days of the Whale follows the blooming relationship between teenage street artists.

Let’s Make Art
with Words and Colors

Combine words and colors to create your own masterpiece, inspired by artist Wadsworth Jarrell’s portrait of political activist Angela Davis. Revolutionary is part of the exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, on view only through this Sunday, August 30.


Women’s Suffrage Month

August marks Women’s Suffrage Month, saluting the anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification and women’s right to vote. We remember all the trailblazers and honor this milestone in American history.

From the Levine Ramey Collection of Vernacular Photography: [Suffragettes smoking and drinking with alligators], 1890s–1900s, gelatin silver print, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Barbara Levine and Paige Ramey Collection, Museum purchase funded by the Caroline Wiess Law Accessions Endowment Fund.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston | 1001 Bissonnet | Houston, Texas 77005 | 713.639.7300

Learning and Interpretation programs receive generous funding from the Jerold B. Katz Foundation; Institute of Museum and Library Services; H-E-B; MD Anderson Cancer Center; Sharon G. Dies; Sterling-Turner Foundation; Houston Junior Woman’s Club; Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; Susan Vaughan Foundation; and additional generous donors.

Underwriting for the Film Department is provided by Tenaris and the Vaughn Foundation.

Generous funding is provided by Nina and Michael Zilkha; The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea; Franci Neely; Carrin Patman and Jim Derrick; Lynn S. Wyatt; ILEX Foundation; L’Alliance Française de Houston; and The Foundation for Independent Media Arts.

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power is organized by Tate Modern, London, in collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville; Brooklyn Museum, New York; The Broad, Los Angeles; and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Major support provided by:

Additional generous support provided by:

The African American Art Advisory Association (5A) at the MFAH