03 Dec
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. 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.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Tour “Jasper Johns: 100 Variations on a Theme”

    Beck Building

    Explore the exhibition Jasper Johns: 100 Variations on a Theme on this special tour.

04 Dec
Wed / 2019

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Jewelry Trunk Show: Mirta Tummino

    MFA Shop

    Looking for something special this season? Drop by the MFA Shop to meet Mirta Tummino as she presents her latest jewelry designs.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Tour “Jasper Johns: 100 Variations on a Theme”

    Beck Building

    Explore the exhibition Jasper Johns: 100 Variations on a Theme on this special tour.

  3. LECTURES
    Eric Klinenberg on “Palaces for the People”

    Law Building

    In his book Palaces for the People, Eric Klinenberg argues that the future of democratic societies rests not on shared values but on shared spaces, such as libraries, childcare centers, churches, and parks.

05 Dec
Thu / 2019

  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
    Gallery Tour “Beatriz González: A Retrospective”

    Law Building

    Explore the exhibition Beatriz González: A Retrospective on this special tour.

  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
    Art and Shi’ism: Definitions, Evidence, and Challenges

    Beck Building

    Drawing on recent research about occult sciences and associated material culture, this talk offers a journey through Shi’i art.

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