31 Aug
Wed / 2016

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Treasures 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.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Post-Impressionist “Isms”

    Beck Building

    Impressionism was based on the objective recording of nature and effects of color and light. Many artists who exhibited with the Impressionists abandoned the style in favor of their own highly personal forms of artistic[…]

01 Sep
Thu / 2016

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Treasures 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.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    ArtSpeak 101

    Beck Building

    Ever wonder what art-world terms like “Classical,” “modeling,” “genre,” “gestural,” and “sublime” mean? Take this tour and pretty soon you, too, will know how to speak like an art expert!

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Photography and Its Influence on the Visual Arts

    Beck Building

    When painter and showman Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre burst onto the art scene in 1839 with his Daguerreotype, one of the earliest forms of photography, the world quickly took notice. The most obvious initial effect that photography[…]

  4. 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! Enjoy drinks at the cash bar, beats by a local DJ, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Love, Romance, and Everything in Between”

    Beck Building

    Discover a few of the many faces of love and relationships depicted in works of art on this tour.

  6. 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. 

  7. FILMS
    Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World

    Get Tickets
    Law Building

    Werner Herzog chronicles the virtual world from its origins to its outermost reaches, exploring the digital landscape with a fervent curiosity. Provocative conversations reveal the ways in which the online world has transformed the real world.

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Slow Looking”

    Beck Building

    “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see,” wrote Henry David Thoreau. What if, instead of trying to see so many works of art when we visit a Museum, we slowed down?

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