27 Jan
Sun / 2019

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Children’s Texas Art Festival

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Free afternoon for families! Bayou Bend presents an afternoon celebrating art—created by and for children—that helps forge a connection to Texas and American heritage.

  2. 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.

  3. FILMS
    3 Faces (Se rokh)

    In his latest film, Jafar Panahiofficially banned from making films in Iran—travels to northwest Iran with actress Behnaz Jafari to help an aspiring actress.

28 Jan
Mon / 2019

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Behind-the-Scenes Experience

    Beck Building

    Exclusive to Benefactor-level members and Leadership Circle donors. Invitations are mailed to eligible members. Bart Brechter, head of gardens and landscape operations, leads a briefing on the MFAH gardens, including Bayou Bend, Rienzi, and the newest additions to the Museum campus: the BBVA Compass Roof Garden and The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza. 

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exclusive Tour “Garden Paradise: The Magnificent Safavid Carpet from the Burrell Collection, Glasgow”

    Beck Building

    Garden Paradise explores the importance of the garden to Islamic culture through the lens of the renowned Wagner Garden Carpet. Join the curator for a look at how the exhibition demonstrates the profound appeal of garden imagery across all artistic media.

  3. LECTURES
    Artist’s Talk: Abraham Cruzvillegas

    Beck Building

    Mexican artist Abraham Cruzvillegas grounds his practice in the concept of autoconstrucción, or self-construction. Cruzvillegas discusses his work during this lecture, which concludes with a Q&A.

29 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!

30 Jan
Wed / 2019

  1. 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.

31 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. FILMS
    Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku)

    Oscar-nominated for Best Foreign Language Film, Shoplifters follows a Japanese family of small-time crooks who take in an abandoned little girl. 

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