As one of the largest museums in the United States, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is home to over 64,000 works spanning 6,000 years of history. If you aren’t able to visit in person, don’t worry! This nearby cultural institution offers eleven online exhibitions that you can enjoy from your home at our apartments in Houston. Highlights include:
A Renaissance Couple
Featuring stories from the print collection of doctors Evan and Marjorie Horning, A Renaissance Couple showcases some of the museum's most unique works. Both biochemists, the couple shared a passion for collecting prints. They made their first donation to the museum over forty years ago, and their legacy continues to enrich the community. One of the artists in the collection includes Albrecht Durer. One of the most prolific printmakers of his time, he created a detailed series of engravings and woodcuts that have gained attention around the world.
Space City: Photographs from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Space City is a unique exhibit focusing on the exploration that became possible during the last half of the twentieth century. One of the highlights includes Project Gemini. In 1965, Edward White II made history when he became the first American to step outside a spacecraft and let go. He floated for 23 minutes and logged 6,500 miles during his orbital walk.
Korean Art Past & Present
Korean Art Past & Present takes an in-depth look at the connections between the contemporary art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and those at the National Museum in Korea. One of the artists includes Suh Se Ok. During his storied sixty-year career, he has created one-of-a-kind works by incorporating his traditional training with modern sensibilities.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is just one of the premier attractions near Lincoln Heights. To call our Houston apartments home, please contact us. We would love to share all we have to offer.