01 Dec
Thu / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Health & Wellness “Tea + Meditation” Presented by MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Beck Building

    This program opens with Beatrice Chan’s brief introduction to the history of East Asian tea culture. Then, Chris McKann and Alejandro Chaoul lead an experiential session of organic tea drinking and meditative practice. Free!

02 Dec
Fri / 2016

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Impressionist Revolution

    Beck Building

    Join this 45-minute, docent-led tour and explore what was so revolutionary about the paintings of the Impressionists—a revolution that continues to be felt to the present day.

03 Dec
Sat / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Members Double Discount Days

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, MFA Shop

    Find the perfect gifts for the holiday season at a discount! During Members Double Discount Days, MFAH members receive 20% off purchases in the MFA Shop. That's twice the usual 10% member discount. 

  2. WORKSHOPS
    “Learning Through Art” K–8 Educator Seminar: #Learning@MFAH

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    Law Building

    Looking for ways to engage every student in every subject? In this workshop for educators, explore the exhibition Emperors’ Treasures: Chinese Art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei and learn creative strategies toward “pathways to personalized learning.” 

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Little Artists

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    Beck Building

    Children ages 3 to 5 learn how selected works of art in the Museum galleries were created. This program includes a tour with an educator, an art-making project, a storybook circle, and multi-sensory play.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “Emperor’s Treasures”

    Beck Building

    The exhibition Emperors’ Treasures: Chinese Art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei, presents a treasure trove of emperors’ prized possessions, including works of art they created themselves. Explore the different roles that rulers of the Song, Yuan, Ming, and Qing dynasties had in the establishment and development of new artistic directions at their courts on this one-hour, docent-led members tour.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Degas’s World”

    Beck Building

    Discover connections between the exhibition Degas: A New Vision and the Museum’s collection, from work by Edgar Degas’s contemporaries and Old Masters that inspired him to artworks that tackled similar subjects, and more! Sample different aspects of Degas’s world each week on this 20-minute Docent-led Art Bite tour of the MFAH collections.

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Photography in the Gardens of Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Are you an amateur photographer? The Bayou Bend gardens provide a unique opportunity! Capture the beautiful blooms, gorgeous woodlands, and formal landscapes through your own lens. 

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the MFAH

    Beck Building

    With so many exhibitions and galleries to explore at the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything on one visit. So join up with this tour that samples the diverse array of art on view at the MFAH today.

  8. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Discovery Carts

    Beck Building

    Stop by the Discovery Cart and do something you can’t do anywhere else in the Museum—touch and feel the materials from which works of art are made. 

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