19 Dec
Mon / 2011

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    King Tut: Free for All Kids

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs  King Tut Exhibition: Free Admission for Kids 18 & Under on Select Mondays in December Youth ages 18 and younger receive a free ticket (valued at up to $16) when[…]

  2. 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[…]

20 Dec
Tue / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Frozen in Time: Still-Life Painting”

    Beck Building

    Although still-life painting was mastered by the ancient Greeks, the style went dormant until a spectacular resurgence in popularity across Europe in the 17th century. This 45-minute gallery talk explores still lifes, once considered the lowest of all[…]

21 Dec
Wed / 2011

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Curbside Delivery of King Tut Holiday Packs

    Beck Building

    Curbside Delivery of King Tut Holiday Packs Available today through 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve, December 24 King Tut Holiday Pack* $99 / $75 for MFAH Members 2 anytime, “fast track” tickets 2 audio guides Souvenir[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Arts of Antiquity

    Beck Building

    Put the Egyptian art of the King Tut exhibition in context: Join this 45-minute gallery talk and explore the artistic traditions of the ancient Mediterranean, through the MFAH collection of antiquities.

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    A close exploration of the porcelain splendors at Rienzi, this tour introduces visitors to the inspiring development of "white gold" in Europe during the 18th century. Discover the monarchs and vibrant commercial markets that fed[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Holiday Twilight Tour

    Rienzi

    Rienzi is all dressed up for Christmas! Get in the spirit of the season by touring the house while it is beautifully decorated to celebrate the holidays. Enjoy live music; sample the Masterson family eggnog recipe[…]

22 Dec
Thu / 2011

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Curbside Delivery of King Tut Holiday Packs

    Beck Building

    Curbside Delivery of King Tut Holiday Packs Available today through 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve, December 24 King Tut Holiday Pack* $99 / $75 for MFAH Members 2 anytime, “fast track” tickets 2 audio guides Souvenir[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Highlights of the MFAH

    Law Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works of art in the MFAH collections on this 45-minute gallery talk.  

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