From His Early Sketches to His Final Paintings, Vincent Van Gogh Was a Force to Be Reckoned With

Do you consider yourself an art enthusiast? "Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art" is a major survey that brings together more than 50 masterworks by one of the most iconic artists in the history of Western art. The exhibition follows Van Gogh (1853-1890) through four key stages of his career, from early sketches to final paintings, as he moved throughout Europe.

Few artists left behind as complete a diary of life and work as Van Gogh, whose decade-long career as an artist began when he took up painting in 1881. "Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art" highlights the artist’s early years in the Netherlands; his luminous period in Paris; his search for light and color in the South of France; and his exploration of nature as a source of enduring inspiration in Saint-Rémy and Auvers.

The exhibition showcases portraits, landscapes, and still lifes drawn primarily from the collections of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and the Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo, the Netherlands. The illustrated exhibition catalogue is available through the MFA Shop (713.639.7360) and the Museum’s Hirsch Library (713.639.7325).

Admission is $25 for adults and $20 for seniors (65+ with ID), college students (19+ with ID), military (with ID), and youth ages 13-18. Children 12 and under may attend free. Purchase your tickets now online via or in-person at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.

Even though Holly View Apartments in Houston, Texas provides you with all of the comfort, convenience, and entertainment you could possibly desire, we encourage our residents to venture outside of our apartment community and explore all that the city has to offer!

Event Time/Date:
Sunday, March 10, 2019—12:15 PM

Event Venue Location:
Museum of Fine Arts Houston
1001 Bissonnet Street
Houston, Texas 77005

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