Newspaper photos of Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Director James Chillman, Jr.
Newspaper photo of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston in coverage of its opening. Contained in the scrapbook of the Houston Art League, 1904-1924.
James Chillman, Jr., served as the first director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. His tenure at the MFAH lasted from 1924-1953. During his tenure, Chillman also held a professorship in the School of Architecture at Rice University. He returned to the MFAH as interim director between 1959-1961. He was named Director emeritus upon his initial retirement and remained active at the MFAH until his death in 1972.