20 May
Mon / 2013

  1. FILMS
    Chasing Ice

    Law Building

    Introduced by Anne Wilkes Tucker, Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography, MFAH Environmental photographer James Balog headed to the Arctic in 2005 for National Geographic. His assignment: to capture images as evidence of the[…]

21 May
Tue / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Preschool Story Hour at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend offers Preschool Story Hour on the third Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. Stories are read aloud by an educator and are followed by an optional activity. Walk-ins are welcome, but advance reservation[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Workshop “Voices from the Past”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    At this workshop, participants learn about long-ago civilizations and cultures through interactive discussions and looking activities focused on a select group of art objects. Among the stops is the Cyrus Cylinder—one of the most famous[…]

22 May
Wed / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Picasso’s Legacy”

    Beck Building

    Pablo Picasso is one of the most famous artists in history. Learn about Picasso’s mastery of painting, influence on his contemporaries, and enduring legacy to art of today. ► Admission is free when you purchase[…]

  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[…]

23 May
Thu / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Realism & Abstraction

    Beck Building

    No matter the medium, Realism can include abstract elements, and Abstraction can include realistic elements. Join this 45-minute tour to see how Realism and Abstraction coexist in art at the MFAH.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour on Thursday, when general admission is free and the MFAH is open late! Enjoy drinks at the cash bar, beats by a local DJ, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Always a Bridesmaid, Never a Bride

    Rienzi

    Calling all former brides and bridesmaids! In celebration of The Wedding Dress, on view at Rienzi, guests are invited to dust off—and show off—old bridal wear at this evening of fun. DJ Johnny J spins throwback[…]

24 May
Fri / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Picasso’s Legacy”

    Beck Building

    Pablo Picasso is one of the most famous artists in history. Learn about Picasso’s mastery of painting, influence on his contemporaries, and enduring legacy to art of today. ► Admission is free when you purchase[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation’s Treasures from the Nazis

    Law Building

    Presented by Robert Edsel In August 1943, on the eve of the Allied invasion of Italy, Allied bombs threatened Michelangelo's David and nearly destroyed Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper. This is the blockbuster story of[…]

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