30 Dec
Fri / 2011

  1. 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,[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Lecture “God-Kings in Ancient Egypt”

    Law Building

    Presented by Robert Ritner, professor of Egyptology at the Oriental Institute, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Program on the Ancient Mediterranean World in the Department of Classics, and in the College, the University[…]

  3. 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[…]

31 Dec
Sat / 2011

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    New Year's Eve Hours: MFAH Main Campus

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

    New Year's Eve Hours The museum and MFAH Shop are open today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cullen Sculpture Garden is open every day from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Bayou Bend and Rienzi are open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    New Year's Eve Hours: Bayou Bend & Rienzi

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Rienzi

    New Year's Eve Hours Bayou Bend and Rienzi are open today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The museum and MFAH Shop are open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cullen Sculpture Garden is open every day 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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.

  5. 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[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. 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.[…]

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