Houston Museum of Fine Arts Exhibitions

Houston Museum of Fine Arts

Dec. 30, 2027, 12:00 am

1001 Bissonnet
PHONE 713 639-7300


Originating with The Academy of Fine Arts in Pennsylvania, this first ever compilation of Henry Ossawa Tanner’s work is a retrospective of the African American artist (1859-1937).

The show will present over 100 works, ranging from paintings and sketches to sculpture and include his very famous depictions of the Holy Land. The show include his beginings growing up in Philidelphia following the Civil War to his success as leader of an artist colony in rural France. The exhibition explores the many different aspects of Tanners life, travels and very successful art work.

For more information visit The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston website.

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