13 Oct
Sun / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna, 1897–1907

    Beck Building

    Instrumental in the modern-design revolution that swept Vienna at the turn of the 20th century, Koloman Moser (1868–1918) worked across varied types of media, in both two and three dimensions. Join this 45-minute tour of[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio “Dancing Skeletons & the Day of the Dead”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. This Sunday, look for signs in the main lobbies directing you to activities. In the Family Zone, spend time with the friendly family educators: sit on a pillow and read and[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Salon “How the Emperor Nero Still Influences Art Today”

    Beck Building

    Presented by Tacey Rosolowski, PhD, independent scholar, essayist, oral history interviewer During the 16th century, when realistic representation was the norm, artists were thrilled when an accidental discovery revealed the fantastical frescoes that the Emperor[…]

  4. FILMS
    The Missing Piece: Mona Lisa, Her Thief, The True Story

    Law Building

    This award-winning documentary follows the story of Vincenzo Peruggia, an Italian man who stole Leonardo da Vinci’s La Giaconda (Mona Lisa) from the Louvre in 1911. Although the painting was discovered and returned in 1913,[…]

  5. FILMS
    The Missing Piece: Mona Lisa, Her Thief, The True Story

    Law Building

    This award-winning documentary follows the story of Vincenzo Peruggia, an Italian man who stole Leonardo da Vinci’s La Giaconda (Mona Lisa) from the Louvre in 1911. Although the painting was discovered and returned in 1913,[…]

  6. PERFORMANCES
    The Great American Songbook Cabaret

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    After 5 p.m., tickets are available only at the door. Enjoy an enchanting night of music in Bayou Bend's Diana Garden. The incomparable performers of the Music Box Theater present a lighthearted romp through some[…]

14 Oct
Mon / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Columbus Day: Museum Open

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Spend your Monday holidays at the MFAH! The Museum, MFAH Shop, and Cafe Express are open on Columbus Day. Cullen Sculpture Garden is open every day. What's on view? Current Exhibitions at the MFAH

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna, 1897–1907”

    Beck Building

    Instrumental in the modern-design revolution that swept Vienna at the turn of the 20th century, Koloman Moser (1868–1918) worked across varied types of media, in both two and three dimensions. Join this 45-minute tour of[…]

15 Oct
Tue / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Preschool Story Hour at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend offers Preschool Story Hour on the third Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. Stories are read aloud by an educator and are followed by an optional activity. Walk-ins are welcome, but advance reservation[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Aesthetic Attention in Designing Everyday Objects”

    Law Building

    Form meets function: On this 45-minute tour, explore how everyday utilitarian objects in the MFAH collections—from various parts of the world and across time periods—provided rich and interesting design and decoration to the households where they[…]

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