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  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    A close exploration of the porcelain splendors at Rienzi, this tour introduces visitors to the inspiring development of "white gold" in Europe during the 18th century. Discover the monarchs and vibrant commercial markets that fed[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour “More Mies: The Caroline Wiess Law Building”

    Beck Building

    Renowned Modernist architect Mies van der Rohe (1886–1969) was commissioned to expand the MFAH—twice! On this tour, MFAH Members become architectural sleuths. Begin in the original 1924 building, and move into newer sections, uncovering the meaning and[…]

  3. FUNDRAISING EVENTS
    Bayou Bend Children’s Party

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend is closed to the public today to accommodate this fundraising event. For more information, contact BayouBendChildrensParty@mfah.org or 713.639.7523. This party for the whole family takes place throughout the gardens of Bayou Bend. The afternoon features[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the MFAH: Impressionism

    Beck Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works of Impressionist art in the MFAH’s collection throughout this 45-minute gallery talk.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Medium Is the Message”

    Beck Building

    How important is an artist’s choice of materials? During this 45-minute Gallery Talk, discover works of art in which the medium shapes the meaning. ► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from that day's[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight on Modern and Contemporary Art

    Beck Building

    Motifs, meanings, and media are diverse in Modern and Contemporary American art. Enjoy a variety of painting, sculpture, photography, as well as decorative arts and design during this 45-minute gallery talk.

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The al-Sabah Collection

    Law Building

    More than 60 masterworks from one of the greatest collections of Islamic art in the world are on view in the exhibition Arts of Islamic Lands: Selections from The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait. Learn about Mughal jewelry,[…]

  8. FILMS
    Toll Booth

    Law Building

    Kenan (Serkan Ercan) is a middle-aged toll booth attendant working at one of Turkey’s busiest highways.  Isolated and lonely, he goes from the routine of his job to a home life consumed by caring for[…]

  9. FILMS
    Lost Songs of Anatolia

    Law Building

    Enjoy a musical voyage among the exotic places and people of Anatolia, host of ancient civilizations, empires, and mythologies over 10 millennia. The result of 350 hours of footage over 8 years, Lost Songs of[…]

  10. FILMS
    The Extremely Tragic Story of Celal Tan and His Family

    Law Building

    Don’t be fooled by the title! Part comedy and part political satire, The Extremely Tragic Story of Celal Tan and His Family concerns a series of unfortunate events that befall Celal Tan, a widowed, well-respected law professor[…]

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