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[…]

  3. FILMS
    Little Fugitive

    Law Building

    60th Anniversary Rerelease / New 35mm print In this utterly charming fable that poetically captures the joys and wonders of childhood, 7-year-old Joey (Richie Andrusco) is tricked into believing he killed his brother and flees[…]

25 May
Sat / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “A Taste for Splendor”

    Beck Building

    Patrons of the arts—past and present—have commissioned and acquired works of art to reveal status, to demonstrate power, and to enjoy artistic splendor. Peek into and discuss the private and public lives of others on[…]

  2. 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.

  3. 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[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the MFAH

    Law Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works of art in the MFAH collections.

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