21 Dec
Fri / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk “Gloucester Harbor” by Stuart Davis

    Beck Building

    Explore the MFAH collections one masterpiece at a time! Every Friday, join these 20-minute gallery talks and work your way around the world and through time. This week's featured highlight is the rhythmic ​Gloucester Harbor​[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Candlelight Fridays at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens is open late on these special nights so that guests may enjoy the festive lights and decorations on display during Yuletide: Holiday Time at Bayou Bend. Tour the holiday-themed Yuletide display[…]

22 Dec
Sat / 2012

  1. EVENTS
    Members Tour: Lives of the Saints

    Beck Building

    Images of the saints are ubiquitous in religious devotional objects of the Christian tradition. On this month's Members tour, explore the saints and their artistic attributes to learn more about their lives and paths to[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: San Ildefonso Pottery

    Law Building

    Explore ceramic wares from the hub of Southwest American pottery on this 20-minute gallery talk, including works by the masters Maria and Julian Martinez.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Constructed Dialogues: Concrete, Geometric, and Kinetic Art from the Latin American Art Collection”

    Beck Building

    See different avant-garde movements led by Latin American artists when you join this 45-minute gallery talk to explore the exhibition Constructed Dialogues: Concrete, Geometric, and Kinetic Art from the Latin American Art Collection​.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Pointed Gestures”

    Beck Building

    Are you pointing at me? From communicating symbolic meanings to advancing a narrative, artists use gestures in interesting ways. Join this 45-minute gallery talk to find out more.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    “Visions of Fancy” Exhibition Tour

    Rienzi

    Discover the works of George Romney, one of the leading artists of late-18th-century England, on a docent-led exhibition tour of Visions of Fancy: George Romney, 18th-Century Paintings and Drawings. Rienzi, the MFAH house museum for European[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Oceanic Art

    Law Building

    In the South Pacific Ocean, 25,000 islands lie between Asia and the Americas. Together with the continent of Australia, these islands make up Oceania. Join this 20-minute gallery talk and see how the presence of[…]

  7. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Holiday Concert with CANTARE Houston “A Fragrance Tender”

    Beck Building

    Holiday concerts by CANTARE Houston at the MFAH are a cherished tradition. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear CANTARE's choral music, under the artistic direction of Kevin Raymond Riehle, fill the museum's largest gallery[…]

23 Dec
Sun / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio “Shape Your World: Exploring Contemporary Latin American Art”

    Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. On December 9, 23, and 30, explore a sculpture by Lygia Clark, an artist from Brazil​. The Family Zone is located in the exhibition Constructed Dialogues: Concrete, Geometric,[…]

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