30 Oct
Wed / 2013

  1. 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[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Salon at Sunset

    Rienzi

    Rienzi opens its doors at sunset! Treat yourself to an engaging short lecture, an open-house tour of the collection, and social time over wine and bites. "A History of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps" Enjoy[…]

31 Oct
Thu / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Favorite Highlights”

    Law Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works in the MFAH collections on this 45-minute tour.

  2. LECTURES
    Posada, the Artist and the Myth

    Law Building

    This free lecture is part of the symposium “Posada, Velasco, García Cubas: Re-envisioning late 19th- and 20th-Century Mexican Visual Culture,” organized by the department of Hispanic Studies at the University of Houston and department of[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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[…]

01 Nov
Fri / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Favorite Highlights”

    Law Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works in the MFAH collections on this 45-minute tour.

  2. FILMS
    Computer Chess

    Law Building

    Appearance by writer/director Andrew Bujalski at Saturday's screenings. Also appearing: actor Tishuan Scott; Margie and Terry Beegle, members of MFAH Film Buffs who have small parts in the film. Computer Chess is an existential comedy from Austin writer/director[…]

  3. PERFORMANCES
    MFAH Mixed Media Designed by IKEA

    Law Building

    MFAH Mixed Media Designed by IKEA transforms the Museum into a multisensory experience. This late-night party features drinks, dancing, high-energy live music, and DJs. Entry is limited to guests 18 and older. Present photo ID for[…]

02 Nov
Sat / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    ¡Día de los Muertos!

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Museum admission is free all day for this family celebration of the holiday Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)! Discover Calaveras Mexicanas: The Art and Influence of José Guadalupe Posada on this free day![…]

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