27 Jan
Sat / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    “Mix It Up with the MFAH” at Heights Mercantile

    Off-site

    This family-friendly program for ages 5 & older—held on the last Saturday of the month—offers art-making projects in a pop-up studio located near the public bike trail at Heights Mercantile. Location: 7th Street Outdoor Garden at Heights Mercantile (between Heights Boulevard & Yale Street)

  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. 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.

  4. FILMS
    24 Frames

    24 Frames is a contemplative photo-film essay started by filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami and, after his death in 2016, completed by his son Ahmad. The film comprises short vignettes based on photographs Abbas Kiarostami took over 40 years.

28 Jan
Sun / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Visit the Rienzi gardens and capture their oasis-in-the-city beauty from behind the lens. Snap photos of the colorful flowers, lush green spaces, interesting architectural details, and eclectic mix of statues. 

  2. 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.

  3. FILMS
    Negar

    Mature Audiences Only

    An absorbing drama about a woman seeking the truth regarding her father’s death, Negar is a mystery-thriller with a touch of the supernatural.

01 Feb
Thu / 2018

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spanish Colonial Paintings from the Thoma Collection

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores the exhibition Spanish Colonial Paintings from the Thoma Collection, featuring selections from Carl and Marilynn Thoma’s celebrated private collection.

  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. PERFORMANCES
    Gallery Concert: Sitar Musician Aaron Hermes performs in “Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands”

    Beck Building

    What kind of music might artists have listened to while they were creating the magnificent works on view in Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands? Drop in to a gallery concert with Aaron Hermes as he brings the exhibition to life with sitar music.

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