22 Dec
Sun / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Opening Weekend in the Studio

    Beck Building

    Exploring French Paintings Celebrate the opening of ​The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute with an art-making project in the studio, inspired by works of art in the exhibition. Families[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Voilà! Sketching with Sunlight

    Beck Building

    In this special art-making activity inspired by The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, families are invited to sketch works of art in the European galleries and[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. 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[…]

23 Dec
Mon / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    The Museum & Bayou Bend Are Open Today

    Law Building, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Beck Building

    Visit the MFAH over the holidays! The Museum, MFAH Shop, Cafe Express, and Bayou Bend—usually closed on Mondays—are open today. Cullen Sculpture Garden is open every day. ► On view at the Museum: Current Exhibitions at the MFAH ► On[…]

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

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute tour features some of the best-known and best-loved works in the MFAH collections. Each tour is a unique experience as the docent selects different works of art for each gallery talk.

24 Dec
Tue / 2013

  1. 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[…]

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