28 Apr
Sun / 2019

  1. FILMS
    The Legend of Big Bend: A film and live performance event

    SOLD OUT

    A multimedia film and performance event showcasing the beauty of Big Bend in West Texas.

30 Apr
Tue / 2019

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching in the Gardens of Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Visit Bayou Bend during open-sketching hours, when guests are invited to draw from Bayou Bend’s natural woodlands and formal gardens. Paper, clipboards, and pencils are provided. 

  2. 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!

  3. LECTURES
    Core Program Lecture: Sharon Hayes

    The Glassell School of Art

    Artist Sharon Hayes uses photography, film, video, sound, and performance to examine the nexus between politics, history, speech, and desire. She visits for a Core Program lecture. Core Program Lectures are free and open to the public.

01 May
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.

02 May
Thu / 2019

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Tour “Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art”

    Beck Building

    Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art follows the artist through four key stages of his career, from early sketches to final paintings. This hour-long, docent-led tour explores the exhibition and encourages visitors to discuss the art together.

  2. FILMS
    Violeta at Last (Violeta al fín)

    A divorced, elderly woman fights back when she discovers that the bank is about to foreclose on her home.

  3. 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! Explore the galleries, get a drink at the bar, and stop by the evening’s food truck.

  4. LECTURES
    Health & Wellness “Pathways: Art and the Brain” Presented by MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Beck Building

    After a presentation about novel approaches to changing the brain, head to the galleries for an art-inspired brain game.

  5. PERFORMANCES
    Iconoclast Artists Poetry Performance

    Law Building

    This Iconoclast Artists book launch celebrates the publication of two anthologies of student poetry—They Say, Vol. 4 and Ellos Dicen, Vol. 1—with performances by student artists from the program.

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