15 Jan
Mon / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Monday Holiday: Open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Beck Building, Law Building, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Rienzi

    The MFAH—usually closed on Monday—is open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 

18 Jan
Thu / 2018

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    David Levinthal: Photographs 1972–2016

    Beck Building

    Artist David Levinthal uses staged photographs of toys and other everyday objects to bring viewers face-to-face with themes central to American identity. This 45-minute tour explores the exhibition David Levinthal: Photographs 1972–2016 and encourages visitors to discuss the artwork together.

  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. LECTURES
    Trapped between Poetry and Politics: The Paradox of Wine in Islamic Cultures

    Law Building

    Scholar, collector, and author Abolala Soudavar explores the development of the opposition to wine in Islamic cultures, revealing motives that were not theological, but political.

19 Jan
Fri / 2018

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    David Levinthal: Photographs 1972–2016

    Beck Building

    Artist David Levinthal uses staged photographs of toys and other everyday objects to bring viewers face-to-face with themes central to American identity. This 45-minute tour explores the exhibition David Levinthal: Photographs 1972–2016 and encourages visitors to discuss the artwork together.

  2. FILMS
    Breath (Nafas)

    A bittersweet family drama about a spirited little girl surrounded by war in the late 1970s, Breath is Iran’s entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2018 Academy Awards.

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art Crowd Party “Oscar de la Renta”

    Beck Building

    Party with the Art Crowd! The group is getting together for an after-hours look at the exhibition The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta.

20 Jan
Sat / 2018

  1. LECTURES
    Behind-the-Scenes Experience

    Law Building

    Get an insider’s look at HOME—So Different, So Appealing, featuring more than 100 works by 39 U.S. Latino and Latin American artists. Exclusive to members at the Benefactor level, and Leadership Circle donors.

  2. 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.

  3. PERFORMANCES
    “HOME—So Different, So Appealing”: A Performance by Da Camera Young Artists

    Law Building

    In this concert near the galleries of HOME—So Different, So Appealing, Da Camera Young Artists perform works that reference the folk music of three composers’ homelands: Argentina, Colombia, and Mexico.

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