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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Opening Reception: 17th Annual “Citywide African American Artists Exhibition”

    The Glassell Studio School

    Celebrate the 17th annual Citywide African American Artists Exhibition at this opening reception! Admission is free. The juried exhibition, on view through August 25, features the work of 47 Houston-area artists. An award ceremony for the[…]

  5. 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
    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
    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[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Faking It”

    Beck Building

    Digitally altered photographs are commonplace today, but they are not new. This tour for MFAH Members traces “fabricated truths” and “artful lies” in photographic prints from the 1840s to 1980s featured in the exhibition Faking It: Manipulated[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Celebrate! American Art at the MFAH

    Beck Building

    American art depicts the story from our earliest foundations to our current day ‘melting pot’ of cultures. Discover art through the centuries that celebrate all things American.

  5. FILMS
    Alphabet Soup

    Law Building

    A is for Alphabet, B is for Batty, C is for Crooky! In this short film, renowned artist William Wegman brings together his dogs (Fay Ray and offspring Batty, Chundo, and Crooky) to teach children[…]

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