07 Jan
Mon / 2019

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exclusive Tour “Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol”

    Law Building

    A lively, curator-led tour—offered when the rest of the Museum is closed to the public—explores the exhibition Tudors to Windsors to show how the masterworks of painting, sculpture, and photography tell the fascinating story of Britain’s monarchy.

08 Jan
Tue / 2019

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Audrey Jones Beck Building

    Beck Building

    ​Join this 45-minute tour to sample works on view from collections throughout the Beck Building. Each tour includes different works of art, so your experience is always a fresh look at the Museum!

09 Jan
Wed / 2019

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories”

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Join other book lovers at Bayou Bend to discuss What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories by Laura Shapiro. Both a biography and a book of culinary history, this collection of short takes on six famous women describes the ways they experienced food.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Caroline Wiess Law Building

    Law Building

    Discover architectural and artistic treasures on this tour of the Law Building, designed by William Ward Watkin with additions by Kenneth Franzheim and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

10 Jan
Thu / 2019

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Kindred Spirits: Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores Kindred Spirits: Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood, an exhibition celebrating two independent artists who were ardently committed to assuming leading roles at the forefront of the American vanguard.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art + Lit “Contesting Modernity”

    Beck Building

    Local writers perform written pieces inspired by works of art on view in Contesting Modernity: Informalism in Venezuela, 1955–1975. Afterward, write your own work, and grab a drink and a bite at Happy Hour Thursday!

  3. LECTURES
    ’orrible ’istory: A Lighthearted Look at 400 Years of the British Monarchy

    Law Building

    Cohosts of Houston Public Media’s Manor of Speaking present a tongue-in-cheek look at monarchs whose portraits are on view in Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol.

11 Jan
Fri / 2019

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Kindred Spirits: Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores Kindred Spirits: Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood, an exhibition celebrating two independent artists who were ardently committed to assuming leading roles at the forefront of the American vanguard.

  2. FILMS
    Death in Venice (Morte a Venezia)

    Loosely based on Thomas Mann’s novella, Luchino Visconti’s Death in Venice centers on a sickly composer who becomes dangerously fixated on a teenage boy.

12 Jan
Sat / 2019

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “Kindred Spirits: Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood”

    Beck Building

    MFAH members are invited to reserve a spot for this one-hour tour to explore the exhibition together with a Museum docent.

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