25 Jul
Thu / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Fall Classes at the Glassell Junior School: Registration Opens Today

    The Glassell Junior School

    Get ready for another exciting and creative fall semester at the Glassell Junior School! The Junior School offers full-semester classes and mini-workshops for ages 3–18. Choose from many different topics: Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Architecture,[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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.

  5. 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[…]

26 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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Pottery Fridays at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Explore the history of American craft at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens on selected Fridays this summer. Each two-hour program features free activities and art-making programs for children and their caregivers, centered on the ceramics[…]

  4. FILMS
    Italy: Love It, or Leave It

    Law Building

    Luca and Gustav are two young Italians who have witnessed the exodus of many of their Italian friends to other parts of Europe. Gustav is convinced the time has come for them to go abroad[…]

27 Jul
Sat / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Museum Experience Day 2013

    Beck Building, Law Building

    In celebration of the Houston Museum District's Museum Experience Day, the MFAH hosts free family activities all day long, including free general admission! Highlights Art-making activities in the porte cochere of the Beck Building, 10[…]

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