Nancy and Rich Kinder Building

Designed by Steven Holl Architects
Opening Day: November 21, 2020

The translucent Nancy and Rich Kinder Building, dedicated to art after 1900 from the MFAH collections, will stand in complementary contrast to the Ludwig Mies van der Rohe–designed Caroline Wiess Law Building (1958/74) and stone facade of Rafael Moneo’s Audrey Jones Beck Building (2000).

Art Highlights of the Nancy and Rich Kinder Building

• Dedicated to presenting works from the Museum’s international collections of modern and contemporary art
• Opens with the first comprehensive installation of these works, drawn from the collections of Latin American and Latino art; photography; prints and drawings; decorative arts, craft, and design; and modern and contemporary art
• A flexible black-box gallery at the street-level entry of the building is permanently devoted to immersive installations, with inaugural presentations of the work of Yayoi Kusama, Gyula Kosice, and James Turrell
• The second-floor galleries are organized by curatorial department; each highlights collection strengths
• The third-floor galleries feature Connecting Currents: Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston—five inaugural thematic installations that present art from the 1960s onward