29 Aug
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 detective adventures feature educational themes ranging from plants and trees to sculpture and architecture. Every Bayou Bend detective[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “That’s Classic! Greek & Roman Myths”

    Beck Building

    Artists through the ages have depicted—with great imagination and sensitivity—the gods, goddesses, and epic narratives of the ancient past. This guided gallery talk unravels many of the myths by visiting works of art in the[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gifts from the Past: The Isabel Brown Wilson Collection

    Law Building

    Collector and philanthropist Isabel Brown Wilson (1931–2012) was a visionary leader through The Brown Foundation, Inc., and at the MFAH, where she helped acquire significant antiquities as well as works by artists including Jean-Simeon Chardin,[…]

30 Aug
Fri / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Yoga for the Mind, Body, and Soul

    Cullen Sculpture Garden

    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; India House Houston; and Asia Society Texas Center present a free yoga practice in the MFAH Sculpture Garden, led by H. R. Nagendra, vice-chancellor of Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation[…]

  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 detective adventures feature educational themes ranging from plants and trees to sculpture and architecture. Every Bayou Bend detective[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Little Art Adventures

    MFAH Visitors Center

    Little Art Adventures is a program designed for children ages 3 to 5 years old and their adult companions. The experience includes a storybook circle, creative shape and color play, the creation of a simple art[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “The Silk Road”

    Beck Building

    Extending 4,000 miles from Eastern Europe to Eastern Asia—with routes into the Arabian Peninsula and North Africa—the Silk Road was an important route for the exchange of goods and ideas. On this Gallery Talk, consider[…]

  5. FILMS
    Museum Hours

    Law Building

    The acclaimed filmography of director Jem Cohen includes mesmerizing shorts, features, performances, and music videos. His latest feature, Museum Hours, is especially well-suited to screen at the MFAH. Johann, a guard at Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Art Museum,[…]

31 Aug
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 detective adventures feature educational themes ranging from plants and trees to sculpture and architecture. Every Bayou Bend detective[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour “The Beck Collection”

    Beck Building

    Houstonian Audrey Jones fell in love with Impressionism on a trip to Paris as a teenager, and after she married John A. Beck during World War II, they built a definitive collection for her hometown. On[…]

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