17 Feb
Sat / 2018

  1. WORKSHOPS
    “Learning Through Art” K–8 Educator Seminar: Tips, Tricks & Techniques to Teach TEKS

    Beck Building

    In this Learning Through Art workshop for educators, discover a bag of tricks filled with strategies designed to invigorate teaching common core standards in all subjects using works of art.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Photography in the Gardens of Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Are you an amateur photographer? The Bayou Bend gardens provide a unique opportunity! Capture the beautiful blooms, gorgeous woodlands, and formal landscapes through your own lens. 

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spanish Colonial Paintings from the Thoma Collection

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores the exhibition Spanish Colonial Paintings from the Thoma Collection, featuring selections from Carl and Marilynn Thoma’s celebrated private collection.

  4. FILMS
    Oscar Nominees: Animated Short Film

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    The MFAH is the only venue in Houston presenting all three programs of short films nominated for Academy Awards in 2018! Nominees for Best Animated Short Film include a Pixar tale about a lost-and-found box; an adaptation of a collection of Roald Dahl poems; and an ode to basketball brought to life by a legendary Disney director. Rated G unless otherwise noted.

  5. WORKSHOPS
    Photography Workshop: Capturing Nature’s Beauty at Bayou Bend

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    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend’s glorious, 14-acres of gardens provide the setting for a workshop for digital photographers to explore how to get the best nature pictures from a camera or smartphone. Beginners workshop is at 1 p.m. • Advanced workshop is at 4:30 p.m.

  6. FILMS
    Oscar Nominees: Live-Action Short Film

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    The MFAH is the only venue in Houston presenting all three programs of short films nominated for Academy Awards in 2018! Nominees for Best Live-Action Short Film feature a deaf child who learns to communicate; a look at the tragic story of Emmett Till; a comedy about two “psychiatrists”; and more. Rated R for violence & language.

18 Feb
Sun / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Visit the Rienzi gardens and capture their oasis-in-the-city beauty from behind the lens. Snap photos of the colorful flowers, lush green spaces, interesting architectural details, and eclectic mix of statues. 

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Studio

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    Beck Building

    Families can enjoy time in the art studio creating their own masterpieces together!

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone

    Law Building

    Families are invited to drop in and enjoy a variety of games, activities, looking guides, books, and mini-tours of the galleries. Recommended for ages 3+

  4. FILMS
    Oscar Nominees: Animated Short Film

    Get Tickets

    The MFAH is the only venue in Houston presenting all three programs of short films nominated for Academy Awards in 2018! Nominees for Best Animated Short Film include a Pixar tale about a lost-and-found box; an adaptation of a collection of Roald Dahl poems; and an ode to basketball brought to life by a legendary Disney director. Rated G unless otherwise noted.

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