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Your Complete Guide to The Museum District

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The Museum District is the center of Houston’s culture, art, and beautiful parks. With 19 cultural institutions, the pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is the perfect area to spend a Saturday afternoon.   Keep Reading

The Top 5 Things to Love About Houston

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On this day of love, we celebrate not only the special people in our lives, but also the beautiful city in which we make some of our best memories. Houston is a stunning place—a sprawling giant with distinct and memorable corners. It is Space City, where we celebrate the next frontier. It is Bayou City, which sometimes floods but always comes back stronger than ever. It is Clutch City. It is Astros City. It is the city we call home, and the city we’re so proud to welcome you to.

There are so many reasons to love Houston—here are our favorite few:

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Masterworks by Michelangelo Coming to the MFAH

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In March, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will present a stunning exhibition of Italian Renaissance art, featuring works by Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, and Tintoretto. The exhibition, titled Michelangelo and the Vatican: Masterworks from the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, Naples, opens on March 11.

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Houston’s Getting More Glamour: MFAH’s Stunning Oscar de la Renta Exhibit Extended

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The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta

It’s true. The MFAH’s wildly popular exhibit, The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta, has been extended till Sunday, March 18.

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Never-Before-Seen Royal Treasures of Jodhpur, India to Debut in the U.S. at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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Maharao Umed Singh of Kota on a Hunt, 1780

In March, a groundbreaking exhibition is making its way to the United States for the first time. Centuries of royal treasures from Jodhpur, India — masterpieces and relics never before seen outside of palace walls — will showcase nearly four centuries of art from the kingdom of Marwar-Jodhpur, one of India’s largest princely states. The exhibition’s first stop? The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

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18 Must-Visit Houston Destinations for 2018

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Houston may be renowned for its booming industry, but we’re here to let you in on a secret: It’s one of the best places in the nation to have a good time. Home to world-class dining, art, and attractions — not to mention NASA — Houston offers top opportunities for unforgettable experiences.

This 2018, consider us your personal concierges. In honor of the new year, we’ve amassed a list of 18 Houston must-do’s. Make your New Year’s Resolution to experience Houston now. It’s sure to be your best year yet.

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Your Most Glamorous Museum Visit Yet

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Through January 28, immerse yourself in the splendour of one of the fashion world’s most iconic names at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s breathtaking exhibit: The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta. Curated by contributing editor to Vogue André Leon Talley, the exhibit features nearly 70 de la Renta ensembles, cleverly juxtaposed with pieces from the museum’s collection.

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The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta

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Some nights and collections are difficult to quantify in words because they are so magical. This October 7th, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston hosted an event for its members to debut the exhibit “The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta.” With floor-to-ceiling florals and a runway show projected onto museum walls, one could not help but be swept away to a different place upon entering. A delightful string trio added to the luster of the evening, as did cocktails and beautiful floral light fixtures. To ensure photos were fabulous, MFAH provided several floors perfect for any posed shot or “selfie.”

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Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950

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The most comprehensive compilation of Mexican modern art in the United States in 70 years has landed in Space City, bringing with it masterpieces by Frida Kahlo, Jose Clemente Orozco, Diego Rivera, and many more.

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The Stunning Rienzi House Museum

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In the heart of the historic River Oaks neighborhood, down a long, wooded drive, sits a single-story 1950s home on a 4-acre property. Rienzi was designed in 1952 by John Staub, who is considered one of Houston’s most impactful residential architects. The house was opened to the public in 1999 and serves as a museum of European decorative arts, with a collection that spans from noteworthy paintings to rare porcelain and lush furnishings.

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