11 May
Sat / 2019

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Curator’s Tour “Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963–2017”

    Law Building

    This engaging tour explores how the sculptures of  contemporary artist Jack Whitten merge widely disparate cultural symbols into highly personal and innovative forms, and their influence on the artist’s paintings.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Theater Connection at Rienzi “The Trip to Bountiful”

    Rienzi

    Rienzi and Main Street Theater team up to bring a theatrical classic to Rienzi’s Ballroom! Discover the connection between Rienzi and Horton Foote’s play The Trip to Bountiful as actors perform a dramatic reading.

  3. FILMS
    The Wild Pear Tree (Ahlat ağaci)

    A writer hopes to raise enough money to publish a book, but his father’s gambling debts get in the way. Turkey’s selection for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2019 Academy Awards.

12 May
Sun / 2019

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Second Sunday on the Roof: Strength

    BBVA Roof Garden

    Enjoy a free Sunday-morning pilates session and one of the city’s most beautiful views! Bring your mat and a water bottle to the BBVA Roof Garden.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Mother’s Day Brunch at the MFA Café

    Beck Building

    Treat Mom to brunch before or during your Museum visit! Stop by the MFA Café on Mother’s Day for a special buffet.

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Members Double Discount Days

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, MFA Shop

    Find the perfect Mother’s Day gift at a discount! During Members Double Discount Days, MFAH members receive 20% off one item in the MFA Shop and Shop at Bayou Bend—twice the usual 10% members discount! 

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone

    Beck Building

    Families can drop in for a variety of games, activities, and coloring in the galleries. Sunday Family Zone focuses on different works of art, artists, and exhibitions, and this summer the theme is “Music”! Recommended for ages 3+

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Mother’s Day at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend offers special pricing and amenities for Mother’s Day! Admission is free for mothers and grandmothers.

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Mother’s Day Tours at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Share an afternoon with Mom at beautiful Rienzi! Stroll through the galleries and gardens for a memorable Mother’s Day outing. Be sure to make a reservation before your visit.

  7. FILMS
    Rafiki

    Initially banned in Kenya for its candor in portraying a lesbian relationship, Rafiki won a supreme court case challenging Kenyan anti-LGBT legislation.

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