17 Jul
Wed / 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
    Storytime Tours at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Introduce children to the magic of art and literature in an intimate, house-museum setting. Storytime Tours are a fun and interactive activity featuring stories related to themes highlighted in the Rienzi Collection. Free with Rienzi[…]

  3. FILMS
    A Cat in Paris

    Law Building

    The Academy Award-nominated A Cat in Paris is a beautifully hand-drawn animated caper set in the shadow-drenched alleyways of Paris. Dino the cat leads a double life: By day he lives with Zoe, a little[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. 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[…]

18 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 + Studio

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Bring your most excellent detective skills to the Museum and investigate new works of art every Thursday at the MFAH Summer Art Detectives program. Gallery Investigations Visit the galleries to investigate a work of art by[…]

  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. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “The Foundation of Rome: The Frescoes of the Capitoline Museum”

    Law Building

    Presented by Lou Markos, PhD, Robert H. Ray Chair in Humanities, scholar in residence, and professor in English at Houston Baptist University “Rome was not built in a day,” according to the age-old saying. Legend[…]

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