23 Dec
Fri / 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: Moments of Change

    Beck Building

    What spurs a new idea in art? Is it one artist seeing the work of another? Is it one culture interacting with another? Is it the natural evolution of an idea? Explore these ideas—and more—on this 45-minute,[…]

24 Dec
Sat / 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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Hours on Christmas Eve

    Law Building, Beck Building, MFA Shop, Cullen Sculpture Garden, Rienzi, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Christmas Eve Hours The museum and MFAH Shop are open until 5 pm. Bayou Bend is open until 3 pm. Rienzi is open until 1 pm. Cullen Sculpture Garden is open every day from 9 am to 10 pm.

26 Dec
Mon / 2011

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Open on Monday Holiday

    Law Building, Cullen Sculpture Garden, MFA Shop, Beck Building

    Spend your Monday holiday at the museum! The Beck Building, Law Building, MFAH Shop, Cafe Express, and Cullen Sculpture Garden are open today. Click here for an overview of current exhibitions.

27 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[…]

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Holiday Sketching in the Galleries

    Beck Building, Law Building

    An MFAH teaching artists guides adults and children of all drawing levels at this informal program. Locations: Tuesday, December 27 - African Art, Gallery 201M, Law Building Wednesday, December 28 - Dutch and Flemish Masterworks[…]

  3. FILMS
    A Little Princess

    Law Building

    No film ticket purchase required. Free with general museum admission. As World War I begins, 10-year-old Sara Crewe (Liesel Matthews) is growing up in India. But after she's sent to an English boarding school for safety, her[…]

  4. FILMS
    Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

    Law Building

    Beloved by children of all ages around the world, Sesame Street’s Elmo is an international icon. Few people know his creator, Kevin Clash. Displaying his creativity and talent at a young age, Clash’s inventive puppet[…]

28 Dec
Wed / 2011

  1. 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.

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