12 Oct
Thu / 2017

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Seeking the Human Spirit: A Gallery Tour Inspired by Houston Grand Opera

    Beck Building

    Seeking the Human Spirit—HGO’s multidisciplinary initiative highlighting opera’s universal spiritual themes and Houstonians’ connections to opera and visual art—inspired this gallery tour. Discover works in the MFAH art collections that tie in to the theme of sacrifice, exemplified in Verdi’s La traviata.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour on Thursday, when general admission is free and the MFAH is open late! Enjoy music, drinks from the bar, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exploring the Artist’s Toolbox

    Beck Building

    Take a moment to touch, explore, and learn more about the different materials, processes, and techniques artists use to create works of art.

13 Oct
Fri / 2017

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Seeking the Human Spirit: A Gallery Tour Inspired by Houston Grand Opera

    Beck Building

    Seeking the Human Spirit—HGO’s multidisciplinary initiative highlighting opera’s universal spiritual themes and Houstonians’ connections to opera and visual art—inspired this gallery tour. Discover works in the MFAH art collections that tie in to the theme of sacrifice, exemplified in Verdi’s La traviata.

  2. FILMS
    61 Days (Iftarlik Gazoz)

    Children are not allowed to fast during the holy month of Ramadan, but young Adem, who gets a job selling soda on his summer vacation, breaks tradition in this charming comedy/drama.

14 Oct
Sat / 2017

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta”

    Beck Building

    This one-hour tour for MFAH members explores the exhibition The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Seeking the Human Spirit: A Gallery Tour Inspired by Houston Grand Opera

    Beck Building

    Seeking the Human Spirit—HGO’s multidisciplinary initiative highlighting opera’s universal spiritual themes and Houstonians’ connections to opera and visual art—inspired this gallery tour. Discover works in the MFAH art collections that tie in to the theme of sacrifice, exemplified in Verdi’s La traviata.

  3. FILMS
    My Father’s Wings (Babamin Kanatlari)

    Unsafe working conditions for a group of construction workers in Istanbul affect each in different ways in filmmaker Kivanç Sezer's debut feature.

  4. PERFORMANCES
    Gallery Concert: “Bach and Mendelssohn” by Mercury

    Beck Building

    Experience the darkly dramatic side of Johann Sebastian Bach’s music in the opening event for Mercury’s 2017–18 season of Neighborhood Concerts.

  5. FILMS
    Blue Bicycle (Mavi Bisiklet)

    In this acclaimed debut feature from filmmaker Ümit Köreken, a Turkish boy puts off his dream of buying a bicycle to help a fellow student.

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