Established : 1900
Address : 1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005, United States
Timings : 11:00 am to 5:00 pm (Wednesday), 11:00 am to 9:00 pm (Thursday), 11:00 am to 6:00 pm (Friday- Saturday), 12:30 pm to 6:00 pm (Sunday), Monday- Tuesday closed
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens Timings : 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (Tuesday to Saturday), 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Sunday), Monday closed
Admission Fee : USD 12 to 19
Exhibitions : Glory of Spain: Treasures from the Hispanic Society Museum & Library; Radical: Italian Design 1965–1985, The Dennis Freedman Collection; Arts of Islamic Lands: Selections from The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait; Inaugural Installations: Kinder Building etc.
Popular Art Works : The Bonaverture Pine by Paul Signac, Peacable Kingdom by Edward Hicks, Madame Cezanne in Blue by Paul Cezanne, Water Lilies by Claude Monet etc.
Main Attractions : Rienzi, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, MFA Café, MFA Shop, Glassell School of Art
The Museum of Fine Arts happens to be oldest art museum in the state and one of the biggest in the United States. It is situated in the Houston Museum District and houses an extensive collection of art work (over 70,000 pieces) coming from six continents and dating between the antiquity period and the present.
This collection includes Italian Renaissance paintings, Latin American art, decorative art from America and Europe, African- American art, Texas paintings and so much more. Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens as well as Rienzi, located in the River Oaks neighbourhood, are popular museums associated with the Museum of Fine Arts and feature American furnishings, ceramics, silver, paintings, European decorative arts and more. While at the museum, the MFA Café, the MFA Shop and the Cottage Shop at Bayou Bend are a must-visit.