Obama Portraits in Houston Texas

Carlos Este-McDonald, Reporter

2 iconic portraits of Michelle and Barack Obama are at The Museum of Fine Arts (MFAH) 1001 Bissonnet Street Houston, TX 77005 . They premiered at the Art Institute of Chicago in June 2021 then moved to the Brooklyn Museum, then the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. Following this Houston presentation, the tour will move towards the de Young Museum in San Francisco and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The tour goes from April 3 to May 30 2022 so there is still plenty of time to enjoy it. The presentation will also feature educational programs and audio-visual elements adding edu-tainment to the feature. The Barack portrait was made by Kehinde Wiley while the Michelle portrait was made by Amy Sherald.