21 Dec
Sat / 2013

  1. EVENTS
    Members Daytime Preview “The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute”

    Beck Building

    MFAH Members are invited to view the acclaimed exhibition The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute before it opens to the public. Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 5[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Yuletide Detective Days

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    During Yuletide: Holiday Time at Bayou Bend, Detective Days bring Yuletide to life! These self-guided activity sheets for children provide a focused activity with goals requiring a keen eye and critical thinking. Pick one up[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Antonio Berni: Juanito and Ramona”

    Beck Building

    In the 1950s, artist Antonio Berni embarked on a lifelong project chronicling the lives of two fictitious characters: Juanito Laguna and Ramona Montiel. Berni constructed his iconic protagonists with found materials from Argentina’s slums to expose the[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Holiday Trunk Show: Designers Lynn Smith & Laura Castriotta

    MFA Shop

    Join jewelry designers Lynn Smith and Laura Castriotta at the MFA Shop for a presentation of their latest jewelry creations! Drop in—the shop is always free to visit. Lynn Smith's popular designs feature distinctive gemstones[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Pattern and Design through the History of Art

    Law Building

    From ancient caves to contemporary art, patterns and designs have always been a part of artistic expression. On this 45-minute tour, visit works of art in the galleries that stretch across time and continents, and[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Delicious Art

    Beck Building

    Food has always been an immediate and readily available subject that artists could use to show off their technical skills and to share other cultural, familial, and religious symbolism. This delicious tour of artworks in[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Friends and Foes: West and Copley in London

    Beck Building

    In conjunction with the exhibition American Adversaries: West and Copley in a Transatlantic World, this tour focuses on the relationship between Benjamin West and John Singleton Copley, 18th-century American artists who left the colonies to make[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Favorite Highlights

    Law Building

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

  9. FILMS
    Max and the Junkmen

    Law Building

    Independently wealthy Paris detective Max (Michel Piccoli) infiltrates a gang of bank robbers by becoming involved with the leader’s girlfriend (Romy Schneider). Working undercover, Max mentions how easy it would be to knock over a[…]

  10. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    CANTARE Christmas: Home Again

    Beck Building

    Holiday concerts by CANTARE Houston at the MFAH are a cherished tradition. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear CANTARE's choral music, under the artistic direction of Kevin Raymond Riehle, fill the Museum's largest gallery[…]

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