02 Jun
Sun / 2019

  1. 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. Recommended for ages 3+

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Tour “A History of Photography: Selections from the Museum’s Collection”

    Beck Building

    A History of Photography traces the course of photography from its invention to the present day. This docent-led tour explores the exhibition and encourages visitors to discuss the art together.

  3. FILMS
    Conversation with Jerry Schatzberg

    Legendary artist and filmmaker Jerry Schatzberg talks about his photography career with curator Malcolm Daniel. 

  4. FILMS
    Puzzle of a Downfall Child

    Faye Dunaway is a former supermodel who has a breakdown recalling past events in her life.

03 Jun
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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Patron-Plus Members Dinner: A Van Gogh–Inspired Experience

    SOLD OUT
    Beck Building

    Patron-Plus members are invited to an exclusive dining experience inspired by Vincent van Gogh.

  3. 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.

  4. LECTURES
    Accessing Contemporary Art: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Museum Collections

    Law Building

    Noted contemporary-art curator and former museum director Olga Viso discusses the importance of collecting in terms of artists who work outside traditional boundaries—specifically at the intersection of the visual, performing, and media arts.  

04 Jun
Tue / 2019

  1. 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. 

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Playdate

    Beck Building

    Children up to 35 months old, and an adult caregiver, enjoy a multi-sensory experience in the galleries. Families sing songs, listen to storybooks, and take part in fun, art-related games and activities.

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