20 Aug
Sun / 2017

  1. FILMS
    Sacred

    A nomadic film that explores faith as a primary human experience, Sacred immerses the viewer in an exploration of spirituality across cultures and religions.

22 Aug
Tue / 2017

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching in the Gardens of Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Visit Bayou Bend during open-sketching hours, when guests are invited to draw from Bayou Bend’s natural woodlands and formal gardens. Paper, clipboards, and pencils are provided. 

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Caroline Wiess Law Building

    Law Building

    Discover architectural and artistic treasures on this tour of the Law Building, designed by William Ward Watkin with additions by Kenneth Franzheim and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

  3. LECTURES
    Mexican Muralism in the U.S. in the Early 1930s: The Social, the Real, and the Modern

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    Law Building

    This talk explores how vanguard painters placed Mexican muralism at the heart of modern art in the 1930s.

23 Aug
Wed / 2017

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Audrey Jones Beck Building

    Beck Building

    ​Join this 45-minute tour to sample works on view from collections throughout the Beck Building. Each tour includes different works of art, so your experience is always a fresh look at the Museum!

24 Aug
Thu / 2017

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the MFAH

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and all the frequently changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything in one visit! Join this 45-minute tour that samples the diverse array of art on view at the MFAH today.

  2. FILMS
    The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism

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    Traveling to studios, gardens, and iconic locations throughout the United States, Britain, and France, this documentary reveals the story of the pioneering American Impressionists who crafted a sumptuous visual language.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950

    Law Building

    This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores the exhibition Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950 and encourages visitors to discuss the artwork together.

  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 music, drinks from the bar, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Family Night at the MFAH: Celebrate Ganesh

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Enjoy family activities about the annual Hindu festival Ganesh Chaturth! Join mini yoga sessions, storybook circles, and mini tours; create your own works of art; and explore the Arts of India Gallery.

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