28 Dec
Sat / 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[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Snowflakes and Ice Skates: Winter Break at the Museum

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Look, discover, and create during Winter Break at the Museum. Families can have fun together sketching works of art, joining a storytime circle in the galleries, investigating artworks, and watching family films. Everyone's invited! Schedule[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. FILMS
    The Painting

    Law Building

    This family film is recommended for ages 7+. Admission These screenings are included with your Museum admission. General admission to the MFAH is free on Thursdays, courtesy of Shell. In this wryly inventive parable, a[…]

  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.

29 Dec
Sun / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Winter Open Studio

    Beck Building

    Look, discover, and create together! Choose your favorite activities for family fun at the MFAH.  • Visit the Open Studio and let your creativity soar. Use a variety of materials to make your own works of[…]

  2. 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[…]

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