11 Jul
Thu / 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 Bend[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Summer Art Detectives: Gallery Investigations + Sketching + Show

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Bring your most excellent detective skills to the Museum and investigate new works of art every Thursday at the Summer Art Detectives program.  Gallery Investigations Visit the Gallery Cart to investigate works of art from around[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Celebrate! American Art at the MFAH”

    Beck Building

    American art depicts the nation's story from the earliest foundations to modern-day cultural diversity. Join this guided tour and discover art through the centuries that celebrates all things American.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop

    Beck Building

    Digitally altered photographs are commonplace today, but they are not new. This guided gallery talk traces “fabricated truths” and “artful lies” in photographic prints from the 1840s through the 1980s featured in Faking It: Manipulated[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Mendoza & Maule: Wines of Argentina

    Beck Building

    Don't miss this pair of wine seminars that complement the exhibition Intersecting Modernities: Latin American Art from The Brillembourg Capriles Collection! On July 11, begin with a curatorial briefing focused on Argentinean artists in Intersecting[…]

  6. 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 music, drinks from the bar, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  7. LECTURES
    James Turrell in Context: From the Dark Room to the North Star

    Law Building

    Presented by Alison de Lima Greene, MFAH curator, Contemporary Art & Special Projects Whether harnessing the light at sunset or transforming the glow of a television set into a fluctuating portal, James Turrell’s art places[…]

12 Jul
Fri / 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 Bend[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Painters vs. Cameras?”

    Beck Building

    The invention of photography in 1839 revolutionized art, and painters had to respond! A camera and a painter can document reality or manipulate images. But how did cameras influence painters, and how did painters affect[…]

  3. FILMS
    Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation

    Law Building

    Between 1961 and 1973, musicians in Greenwich Village banded together to sing about the radical social upheaval of the time. Their music challenged the status quo by addressing taboo subjects: fighting for civil liberties, protesting[…]

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