Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Located in the heart of Texas’s largest city, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) is one of the largest museums in the United States. It opened in 1924. it is the oldest museum in Texas, and is the 12th largest in the world by gallery space. Its permanent collection has over 70,000 objects.
The Susan and Fayez S. Sarofim Campus has three main gallery buildings: the Audrey Jones Beck Building, the Caroline Wiess Law Building, and the Nancy and Rich Kinder Building. The campus also features the Cullen Sculpture Garden, Glassell School of Art, and Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza. Rienzi, the MFAH house museum for European decorative arts, is situated on four acres of wooded gardens in the historic River Oaks neighborhood, about five miles from the main MFAH campus and about two miles from Bayou Bend, the MFAH house museum for American decorative arts and paintings.