17 Dec
Sat / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour: The Golden Age of Dutch Painting

    Beck Building

    Tour for MFAH Members offered in conjunction with the exhibition Dutch and Flemish Masterworks from the Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo Collection. This hour-long tour explores paintings produced during the 17th century: an era of extraordinary[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Spotlight on "Wooded Landscape in Three Panels" by Louis Comfort Tiffany

    Beck Building

    It has been said that Louis Comfort Tiffany “painted” with glass.  See for yourself in exploring the complexity and dazzling effects of Tiffany’s Wooded Landscape in Three Panels on this 20-minute gallery talk.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: If Stones Could Speak

    Law Building

    If the sculptures on view at the MFAH could talk to visitors, what would they say? More important, what do these works of art quietly communicate to viewers? Travel the world and find out on this 45-minute[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: "New Formations: Czech Avant-Garde Art and Modern Glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen Collection"

    Beck Building

    Discover a little-known chapter of 20th-century art! The exhibition New Formations presents works of Czech avant-garde art that were often hidden from the public during the Cold War. This gallery talk lasts about 45 minutes.[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Spotlight on “Synthetic Supports: Plastic Is the New Paper”

    Law Building

    What do prints, drawings, and photographs look like when they are produced on plastic sheets, rather than paper? Join a 20-minute gallery talk and find out how artists manipulate this different material to achieve different visual[…]

  6. FILMS
    Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life

    Law Building

    Taking the best from La vie en rose and Amélie, renowned comic-book artist Joann Sfar’s Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life is a completely original take on one of France’s greatest mavericks, the illustrious and infamous Jewish[…]

  7. PERFORMANCES
    HGO Studio at Rienzi: December Performance

    Rienzi

    Rienzi continues its collaboration with Houston Grand Opera Studio to present sparkling evening recitals in Rienzi’s intimate Gallery. Audiences have the opportunity to experience the exceptional talent of these young, up-and-coming artists.  At December's performance,[…]

  8. PERFORMANCES
    CANTARE Houston Holiday Concerts “A Ceremony of Carols” SOLD OUT!

    Beck Building

    6:30 pm Reception (lobby) 7:30 pm Concert (Gallery 214) ***** Remaining Concerts SOLD OUT! ****** CANTARE Houston Holiday Concerts at the MFAH—a cherished tradition! Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear CANTARE Houston, under the artistic direction of Kevin Raymond[…]

18 Dec
Sun / 2011

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Bayou Bend Family Day: Celebrate the Season

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Celebrate the joyous spirit of the season at Bayou Bend with performances and activities that take us back to holidays past. Enjoy cocoa and cookies as you listen to your favorite carols, delight in story[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio “Sumptuous Carpets: Exploring Textiles from the Islamic Courts”

    Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. Look for signs in the main lobbies to tell you which gallery the Family Zone is located in that day. Spend some time with the friendly family educators—sketch a work of art, sit[…]

Showing items 1–10 of 27

December 2011

S M T W T F S
01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Go to Today