30 May
Thu / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    “The Light Inside” Closed through Today

    Beck Building, Law Building

    James Turrell's The Light Inside, installed in the Museum's Wilson Tunnel, is closed May 27–30 to prepare for the new exhibition James Turrell: The Light Inside, opening June 9.

  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 EXPERIENCES
    Twilight Tour

    Rienzi

    Relax and see the Rienzi estate and beautiful gardens at twilight. Docents are stationed throughout the house to greet guests and to interpret the collection. Enjoy light hors d'oeuvres, wine, and live music. Admission is $12 for[…]

31 May
Fri / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Little Art Adventures

    MFAH Visitors Center

    Little Art Adventures is a 30-minute program designed for children ages 3 to 5 years old and their adult companions. The experience includes a storybook circle; creative shape and color play; the creation of a[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Patron-Plus Members Preview Party “Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop”

    Beck Building

    Preview Party for Patron-Plus MFAH Members See the exhibition Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop before it opens to the public. For members at the Patron, Supporting, Sponsor, and Benefactor levels, and Leadership Circle donors. Please present your membership card and[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Patron-Plus Members Lecture “Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop”

    Law Building

    Speaker: Mia Fineman, organizing curator of the exhibition and assistant curator in the Department of Photographs, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. This free lecture, presented for the opening of Faking It: Manipulated Photography[…]

  5. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Opening Reception “2013 Studio School Annual Student Exhibition”

    The Glassell Studio School

    Celebrate the 2013 Studio School Annual Student Exhibition at this opening reception. The award presentation for Best of Show and Honorable Mentions takes place at 7 p.m. Admission is free. This exhibition, on view May[…]

  6. FILMS
    Neighboring Sounds

    Law Building

    A palpable sense of unease hangs over a single city block in the coastal town of Recife, Brazil. Home to prosperous families and the servants who work for them, the area is ruled by an[…]

01 Jun
Sat / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Bayou Bend Detective Days

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Calling all summer sleuths! Go on a summer scavenger hunt through the gardens at Bayou Bend.   Self-guided outdoor detective adventures feature educational themes ranging from plants and trees to sculpture and architecture. Every Bayou[…]

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