04 Feb
Sat / 2012

  1. EVENTS
    Members Tour: The Audrey Jones Beck Collection

    Beck Building

    The renowned Beck Collection features Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and early Modernist paintings. Houstonian Audrey Jones fell in love with Impressionism on a trip to Paris as a teenager, and after she married John A. Beck during[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: The Egyptian Afterlife

    Beck Building

    The Egyptians believed in an afterlife that closely resembled their earthly life.  Learn more about the ancient Egyptian afterlife through the burial objects they brought with them on this 20-minute gallery talk. This spotlight gallery[…]

  3. 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.  

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Cast in Bronze

    Law Building

    Ever since the ancient civilizations, artists have deliberately chosen bronze casting as an expressive process. Join this 45-minute gallery talk to explore bronze works of art from around the world and throughout time.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Venus, Goddess of Love

    Beck Building

    This Valentine’s season, take another look at works of art depicting Venus, the goddess of love, on this 20-minute gallery talk.

  6. LECTURES
    Lecture “Creative Collaborations: Gauguin in Pont Aven”

    Law Building

    Friday and Saturday Afternoon Lectures Creative Collaborations: Gauguin in Pont Aven Presented by Gloria Groom David and Mary Winton Green Curator, 19th-Century European Painting and Sculpture, the Art Institute of Chicago Lectures are open to the public[…]

  7. FILMS
    The Mummy

    Law Building

    A 1921 British field expedition to Egypt uncovers the mummy of Prince Imhotep, who was condemned and buried alive 3,700 years ago, along with the Scroll of Thoth, which can bring the dead back to life. When a young[…]

05 Feb
Sun / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Family Day “Ancient Treasures”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Family Days take place on select Sundays throughout the year, with opportunities to explore and make art, see performances, hear stories, watch family-friendly films, and much more! All activities are free with general admission, free for MFAH Members, and free[…]

  2. FILMS
    I, Crocodile

    Law Building

    I, Crocodile (2001, 9 min.) Author and Illustrator: Fred Marcellino An Egyptian crocodile who catches the fancy of the esteemed Emperor Napoleon becomes an instant celebrity in a fancy fountain in Paris. But when someone in[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    The History of American Beverages

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    THIS PROGRAM IS SOLD OUT Join Bayou Bend as the historic house museum offers an interactive, taste-bud-friendly look at the history of several popular American beverages. Over four weeks, participants take part in tastings and learn the history of coffee, tea, distilled[…]

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