24 Oct
Tue / 2017

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Audrey Jones Beck Building

    Beck Building

    ​Join this 45-minute tour to sample works on view from collections throughout the Beck Building. Each tour includes different works of art, so your experience is always a fresh look at the Museum!

25 Oct
Wed / 2017

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Caroline Wiess Law Building

    Law Building

    Discover architectural and artistic treasures on this tour of the Law Building, designed by William Ward Watkin with additions by Kenneth Franzheim and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Wednesday Workshops at Rienzi

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    Rienzi

    Learn some of the processes behind the beautiful works of art in the Rienzi Collection. This fall workshop series explores a new theme each month, such as weaving, embroidery, book binding, and paper marbling.

26 Oct
Thu / 2017

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the MFAH

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and all the frequently changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything in one visit! Join this 45-minute tour that samples the diverse array of art on view at the MFAH today.

  2. FILMS
    Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards

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    Manolo Blahnik—shoe designer extraordinaire—reveals himself to be charming, funny, and modest as he narrates this new documentary exploring his life and inspirations.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Seeking the Human Spirit: A Gallery Tour Inspired by Houston Grand Opera

    Beck Building

    Seeking the Human Spirit—HGO’s multidisciplinary initiative highlighting opera’s universal spiritual themes and Houstonians’ connections to opera and visual art—inspired this gallery tour. Discover works in the MFAH art collections that tie in to the theme of sacrifice, exemplified in Verdi’s La traviata.

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour on Thursday, when general admission is free and the MFAH is open late! Enjoy music, drinks from the bar, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exploring the Artist’s Toolbox

    Beck Building

    Take a moment to touch, explore, and learn more about the different materials, processes, and techniques artists use to create works of art.

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour

    Discover something new every week with Art Bite tours, a series of 20-minute gallery tours that feature one or two specific art objects. The topic is the docent’s choice, so each tour is unique. These “bite”-size gallery experiences are quite a treat!

  7. LECTURES
    Brain Science and Visual Art

    Law Building

    Aziz Shaibani, clinical professor of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, explains in simple terms the magnificent power of the brain in relation to aesthetic experiences. 

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