09 Dec
Sat / 2017

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: 2017 Student Art Sale

    The Glassell Studio School

    Browse original works of art and find unique holiday gifts created by Glassell Studio School students: paintings, ceramics, prints, watercolors, drawings, jewelry, photographs, and more. Ornaments also available! Free and open to the public.

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Art Beyond Sight

    Beck Building

    In this gallery program for visitors who are blind or partially sighted, trained educators use verbal descriptions and hands-on materials to engage participants with the Museum’s art collections and exhibitions.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “David Levinthal: Photographs 1972–2016”

    Beck Building

    Museum members are invited to reserve a spot for this one-hour tour to explore the exhibition David Levinthal: Photographs 1972–2016 together with a docent of the MFAH.

  4. LECTURES
    Inspired by Robert Frank: Publishing the Photobook in the 21st Century

    Law Building

    This panel discussion addresses the legacy of photographer and filmmaker Robert Frank; the current environment in the field of photography and photobooks; and perspectives on the future. 

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Photography in the Gardens of Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Are you an amateur photographer? The Bayou Bend gardens provide a unique opportunity! Capture the beautiful blooms, gorgeous woodlands, and formal landscapes through your own lens. 

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the MFAH

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and all the frequently changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything in one visit! Join this 45-minute tour that samples the diverse array of art on view at the MFAH today.

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Holiday Brews on the Bayou

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Add some hops to your holiday! Sample beers from 12 breweries at Bayou Bend. Enjoy live music by Grain Free Quartet, and take a stroll through the grounds and house.

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Passion for Perfection: The Straus Collection of Renaissance Art

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute tour explores the exhibition  Passion for Perfection: The Straus Collection of Renaissance Art, and encourages visitors to discuss the artwork together.

  9. PERFORMANCES
    Gallery Concert: Houston Girls Chorus from the American Festival of the Arts

    Beck Building

    The Houston Girls Chorus presents a variety of winter and holiday-themed choral pieces—a selection inspired by the European masterpieces on view in Passion for Perfection: The Straus Collection of Renaissance Art.

  10. FILMS
    Human Flow

    This epic documentary from Chinese artist Ai Weiwei gives a powerful visual expression to the massive human displacement of people around the world forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change, and war.

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