04 Mar
Sun / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Azalea Trail

    Rienzi, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Enjoy the beautiful gardens of the two MFAH house museums—Bayou Bend and Rienzi—as part of Houston’s annual Azalea Trail. Please note: Both locations are open only to Azalea Trail ticket holders during this three-day weekend.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    “Mela” at the MFAH! Family & Community Day

    Law Building

    Celebrate color at this mela, or festival, inspired by the art of Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Modernism on the Ganges: Raghubir Singh Photographs

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores the exhibition Modernism on the Ganges: Raghubir Singh Photographs and encourages visitors to discuss the art together.

  4. LECTURES
    A Talk with Baijilal Shivranjani Rajye of Marwar-Jodhpur, India

    Law Building

    On opening day of Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India, Baijilal Shivranjani Rajye of Marwar-Jodhpur talks with the exhibition’s co-curators, Karni Singh Jasol and Mahrukh Tarapor, about bridging the distance between tradition and modernity to keep the legacy of Jodhpur’s artistic and cultural traditions alive and meaningful.

  5. FILMS
    Oscar Nominees: Animated Short Film

    The MFAH is the only venue in Houston presenting all three programs of short films nominated for Academy Awards in 2018! Nominees for Best Animated Short Film include a Pixar tale about a lost-and-found box; an adaptation of a collection of Roald Dahl poems; and an ode to basketball brought to life by a legendary Disney director. Rated G unless otherwise noted.

06 Mar
Tue / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Family Storybook Circle

    Beck Building

    Join in a lively storybook adventure that connects art with fun, entertaining stories. Recommended for ages 3 to 5. 

07 Mar
Wed / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science”

    Rienzi

    Join other book lovers at Rienzi to discuss Richard Holmes’s The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science.

08 Mar
Thu / 2018

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Modernism on the Ganges: Raghubir Singh Photographs

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores the exhibition Modernism on the Ganges: Raghubir Singh Photographs and encourages visitors to discuss the art 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. FILMS
    The Great Buddha+

    An award-winning, darkly humorous film, The Great Buddha+ follows the frenetic events that result from a startling discovery by a security guard in a factory that makes Buddha statues.                                             

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