17 Jul
Tue / 2012

  1. WORKSHOPS
    “Looking to Write” Summer Workshop for Middle-School Students

    Beck Building

    Registration is closed. This summer, the MFAH hosts its first writing camp for middle-school students. Using the collections and exhibitions of the MFAH as inspiration, this three-day workshop invites students to explore and respond to[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: "Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London"

    Beck Building

    Explore the acclaimed works by the greatest old master artists never before seen outside of the United Kingdom on this 45-minute gallery talk.  From paintings by Rembrandt van Rijn, Thomas Gainsborough, and Anthony van Dyck to Frans Hals, Joshua Reynolds, and J. M.[…]

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Tuesday Tea + Tour “Unrivalled Splendor: The Powers Collection of Japanese Art”

    Law Building

    Experience the traditions of tea at the MFAH! These afternoon events celebrate of the exhibition Unrivalled Splendor: The Kimiko and John Powers Collection of Japanese Art with a ceremony of the Japanese “way of tea.” Each event is accompanied[…]

18 Jul
Wed / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Summer Storytime Tours at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Storytime Tours introduce children to the magic of art and literature in an intimate house museum setting. Rienzi's Storytime Tour is a fun and interactive activity featuring stories related to themes highlighted in Rienzi's collection. Families are encouraged to bring your lunch[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Buddhism and Art

    Law Building

    From its roots in India through its spread across Asia, Buddhist art has reflected the history, beliefs, and expansion of the religion.  Discover the connection between Buddhism and art through the MFAH permanent collection and the temporary exhibition Unrivaled Splendor: The Kimiko[…]

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    A close exploration of the porcelain splendors at Rienzi, this tour introduces visitors to the inspiring development of "white gold" in Europe during the 18th century. Discover the monarchs and vibrant commercial markets that fed[…]

19 Jul
Thu / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Summer Art Detectives: Gallery Investigations + Studio

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Gallery Investigations + Studio • In the galleries, investigate a work of art by looking carefully, uncovering details, and thinking about the cool stuff you discover. Talk with an MFAH educator and use hands-on materials[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Masterworks of Latin American Art”

    Beck Building

    Explore paintings by 20th-century Latin American masters on this 45-minute gallery talk presented in conjunction with the exclusive loan exhibition Modern and Contemporary Masterworks from Malba - Fundación Costantini.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Conversación en la galería: “Obras maestras del arte latinoamericano”

    Beck Building

    The MFAH is pleased to offer these special experiences for Spanish-speaking visitors. For related events in English, visit the Modern and Contemporary Masterworks from Malba - Fundación Costantini exhibition page and consult the daily calendar[…]

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