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Museum of Fine Arts Houston sets opening date for final portion of $450M project

The opening of the Kinder Building concludes the massive project to redevelop the MFAH's 14-acre Susan and Fayez S. Sarofim Campus and its off-site storage.
The Museum of Fine Arts Houston will open its Nancy and Rich Kinder Building on Nov. 1.

(HOUSTON BUSINESS JOURNAL) — The final component of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston's eight-year, $450 million transformation will open in late 2020.

The Nancy and Rich Kinder Building will open to the public on Nov. 1, according to a Jan. 15 press release. In celebration, the MFAH will offer free general admission to all three of its gallery buildings the week of Nov. 1-8.

The 243,632-square-foot Nancy and Rich Kinder Building broke ground in 2017 and topped out in June 2019. Steven Holl Architects designed it, and the Houston division of St. Louis-based McCarthy Building Companies Inc. is serving as the general contractor.

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