12 May
Sun / 2019

  1. 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! 

  2. 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+

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

13 May
Mon / 2019

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Looking Together

    Beck Building

    Looking Together is designed for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia and their family members or care partners. Discover and discuss works of art together during this hour-long program in the galleries.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Exclusive Tour “Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art”

    SOLD OUT
    Beck Building

    Curators Helga Aurisch & Dena Woodall explore how the masterworks in Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art follow the artist’s development, his search for light and color, and his exploration of nature as a source of enduring inspiration.

14 May
Tue / 2019

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Tour “Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art”

    Beck Building

    Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art follows the artist through four key stages of his career, from early sketches to final paintings. This hour-long, docent-led tour explores the exhibition and encourages visitors to discuss the art together.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching in the Gardens of Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Visit Bayou Bend during open-sketching hours, when guests are invited to draw from Bayou Bend’s natural woodlands and formal gardens. Paper, clipboards, and pencils are provided. 

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Audrey Jones Beck Building

    Beck Building

    ​Join this 45-minute tour to sample works on view from collections throughout the Beck Building. Each tour includes different works of art, so your experience is always a fresh look at the Museum!

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