06 Dec
Thu / 2018

  1. 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! Each “Highlights” tour includes different works of art.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Focus Tour at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Enjoy an in-depth discussion about an intriguing aspect of the Rienzi Collection.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Contesting Modernity: Informalism in Venezuela, 1955–1975

    Beck Building

    This docent-led tour explores Contesting Modernity: Informalism in Venezuela, 1955–1975, an exhibition of more than 100 works of art that showcase the richness and complexity of an underrepresented art movement.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Drop-in Art + Lit Discussion “Love in the Time of Cholera”

    Beck Building

    Participate in an interactive, in-gallery book discussion related to the fall/winter MFAH Book Club selection: Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez.

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: Student Art Sale | Preview Party

    The Glassell Studio School

    Shop the Glassell School of Art’s Student Art Sale early, and enjoy holiday refreshments! 

  6. 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.

  7. LECTURES
    Paradise Is a Garden

    Beck Building

    Inspired by the art on view in Garden Paradise: The Magnificent Safavid Carpet from the Burrell Collection, Glasgow, Rice University professor Lisa Balabanlilar discusses gardens in Islamic culture.

07 Dec
Fri / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: 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.Free and open to the public.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Contesting Modernity: Informalism in Venezuela, 1955–1975

    Beck Building

    This docent-led tour explores Contesting Modernity: Informalism in Venezuela, 1955–1975, an exhibition of more than 100 works of art that showcase the richness and complexity of an underrepresented art movement.

  3. FILMS
    Obsession (Ossessione)

    In Luchino Visconti’s first film, a loose adaptation of the 1934 crime novel The Postman Always Rings Twice, a drifter has an affair with a married café owner in post-World War II Italy 

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