04 Jul
Thu / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Museum Open on 4th of July

    Beck Building, Law Building

    The Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Independence Day. ► Exhibitions on View Bayou Bend is open for its annual 4th of July Celebration from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Rienzi is closed. Cullen[…]

  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. 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[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    4th of July Celebration at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Celebrate Independence Day at Houston’s home for American decorative arts and paintings. The annual 4th of July festival at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens offers up an extravaganza of Americana: performers, crafts, activities, refreshments, and more.[…]

05 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[…]

06 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. 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[…]

  3. 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.

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