08 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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “The Sot-Weed Factor”

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Look to the MFAH for good books and great conversations! The two MFAH house museums host a discussion series about books on life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at Rienzi and Bayou[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “The Sot-Weed Factor”

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Look to the MFAH for good books and great conversations! The two MFAH house museums host a discussion series about books on life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at Rienzi and Bayou[…]

09 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. PERFORMANCES
    HGO Studio Recital at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Audiences are invited to experience the exceptional talents of young, up-and-coming artists from Houston Grand Opera Studio at a sparkling evening recital in Rienzi's intimate gallery. Developed thematically, each performance features a repertoire of works by[…]

10 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
    Cyrus the Great: “Friend of God” & Paradise Builder

    Law Building

    Speaker: Jennifer Rose Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: A New Beginning Cyrus II was the founder of the ancient world’s largest empire. This lively, illustrated talk explores the[…]

  3. FILMS
    When I Saw You

    Law Building

    Film Festival ticket prices apply! Individual tickets are $10. MFAH Members, senior adults, and students with ID receive a $2 discount on tickets.  In the summer of 1967, Israeli forces seize control of the Gaza[…]

  4. PERFORMANCES
    HGO Studio Recital at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Audiences are invited to experience the exceptional talents of young, up-and-coming artists from Houston Grand Opera Studio at a sparkling evening recital in Rienzi's intimate gallery. Developed thematically, each performance features a repertoire of works by[…]

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