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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH)

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, ranks among the premier arts destinations in the United States. Founded in 1900, the museum is dedicated to excellence in collecting, exhibiting, preserving, conserving, and interpreting art for all people. The encyclopedic collection of the MFAH numbers more than 63,700 works and embraces the art of antiquity to the present. Featured are the finest artistic examples of the major civilizations of Europe, Asia, North and South America, Oceania, and Africa. Italian Renaissance paintings, French Impressionist works, photographs, American and European decorative arts, African and Pre-Columbian gold, American art, and European, American, and Latin American paintings and sculpture from post-1945 are particularly strong holdings.