Museum of Fine Arts Houston

With over 63,000 works spanning for more than 6,000 years of history, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston is definitely a must-see destination. The museum is considered as one of the largest museums in the United States and is noteworthy for the completeness of its huge collection. All of its collections are housed in a 300,000 square feet of exhibition space in a series of wings and galleries. Fine arts enthusiasts would definitely love the museum and even for those who know little about fine arts would find the museum fascinating and educational.

The museum’s exhibits and collections are housed in seven facilities and each has its own theme. One of the facilities includes the Caroline Wiess Law Building which houses several twentieth-and twenty-first-century artworks. You can also find installations of Oceanic art, Asian art and Indonesian gold artifacts in the building. The Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, donated by Ima Hogg, features remarkable American decorative art and furniture. Here you will find nation’s finest collections of paintings, furniture, ceramics, glass metals and textiles. If you love European decorative arts, then you should head on to Rienzi House Museum. The Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden features exhibits from 19th and 20th century sculptures from Rodin, Matisse and Stella in an outdoor space designed by Isamu Noguchi.

There are still lots of interesting and remarkable art pieces housed in the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and would be great for families to explore. The museum is located at 1001 Bissonnet St., Museum District, Houston. They are open every Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10am to 5pm, every Thursdays from 10am to 9pm, every Fridays and Saturdays from 10am to 7pm and every Sundays from 12:15 to 7pm. Admission fee is $7 and is free every Thursdays. Call the Museum of Fine Arts at 713/639-7300 or visit them online for more information and other inquiries. Be part of a great exploration and visit the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, one of the world’s largest museums!