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[…]

  4. FILMS
    My Neighbor Totoro

    Law Building

    When the Kusakabe family moves to a new home next to a dark forest, sisters Satsuki and Mei discover that both the house and the woods abound with spirits and strange creatures, most notably the[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Book Tour “The Hare with Amber Eyes”

    Law Building

    If you have read The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal, you are invited to participate in a guided tour featuring works in the MFAH collections and exhibitions exploring themes including family and place; persecution and[…]

  6. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “Made in the USA”

    Law Building

    Presented by Howard Pollack, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Music, Moores School of Music, University of Houston What makes a work of art, or a musical composition, “American?” Visitors to the exhibition American Made:[…]

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