23 Jun
Sun / 2019

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Fourth Sunday on the Roof: Stretch

    BBVA Roof Garden

    Enjoy a free Sunday-morning yoga session and one of the city’s most beautiful views! Bring your mat and a water bottle to the BBVA Roof Garden.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone

    Beck Building

    Families can drop in for a variety of games, activities, and coloring in the galleries. Sunday Family Zone focuses on different works of art, artists, and exhibitions, and this summer the theme is “Music”! Recommended for ages 3+

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Tour “A History of Photography: Selections from the Museum’s Collection”

    Beck Building

    A History of Photography traces the course of photography from its invention to the present day. This docent-led tour explores the exhibition and encourages visitors to discuss the art together.

  4. LECTURES
    Opening-Day Lecture “Making an Icon”

    Law Building

    On the opening day of the exhibition Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography, curator Lisa Volpe explores one of history’s most iconic fashion photographs: Richard Avedon’s Dovima with Elephants.

  5. FILMS
    Jazz on a Summer’s Day

    Law Building

    This look at the Newport Jazz Festival features an all-star lineup including Louis Armstrong, Mahalia Jackson, Thelonious Monk, Anita O’Day, Sonny Stitt, and Dinah Washington. 

24 Jun
Mon / 2019

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Van Gogh Monday

    Beck Building

    During the final three weeks of Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art, the exhibition is open on three Mondays: June 10, 17 & 24.

  2. 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.

25 Jun
Tue / 2019

  1. WORKSHOPS
    “Learning Through Art” Summer Institute for Middle School Educators

    SOLD OUT
    Beck Building

    Middle school educators can “Gogh” all out at this three-day institute. The Museum’s art collections and exhibitions, including Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art, offer innovative methods for connecting art to your classroom.

  2. 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. 

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Playdate

    Beck Building

    Children up to 35 months old, and an adult caregiver, enjoy a multi-sensory experience in the galleries. Families sing songs, listen to storybooks, and take part in fun, art-related games and activities.

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