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The Museum’s main campus is open with regular hours. Bayou Bend & Rienzi remain closed for now. Our thoughts continue to be with our fellow Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey.
5 p.m.– 7 p.m.
Filmmaker Bill Morrison explores the history of Dawson City, a Canadian Gold Rush town that once had a population of 100,000, through footage that was discovered buried nearby in 1978.
7 p.m.– 9:20 p.m.
Houston Grand Opera’s Patrick Summers presents this Movies Houstonians Love screening, a dark comedy about French businessmen competing to bring the weirdest person to dinner.
2 p.m.– 2:45 p.m.
Discover architectural and artistic treasures on this tour of the Law Building, designed by William Ward Watkin with additions by Kenneth Franzheim and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
11 a.m.– 11:45 a.m.
With more than 100 galleries and all the frequently changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything in one visit! Join this 45-minute tour that samples the diverse array of art on view at the MFAH today.
2 p.m.– 3:45 p.m.
Director Roberto Gavaldón reinvents the classic Hollywood melodrama with this story of destructive passion, lush with erotic desire and replete with mystery.
2 p.m.– 2:45 p.m.
This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores the exhibition
Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950 and encourages visitors to discuss the artwork together.
5 p.m.– 8 p.m.
Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour on Thursday, when general admission is free and the MFAH is open late! Enjoy music, drinks from the bar, and bites at the evening’s food truck.
6 p.m.– 7 p.m.
Author Dominic Smith discusses the inspirations behind his novel
The Last Painting of Sara de Vos, the MFAH Book Club’s summer selection. A book signing follows.
6:30 p.m.– 7:30 p.m.
Take a moment to touch, explore, and learn more about the different materials, processes, and techniques artists use to create works of art.
6:30 p.m.– 6:50 p.m.
Discover something new every week with Art Bite tours, a series of 20-minute gallery tours that feature one or two specific art objects. The topic is the docent’s choice, so each tour is unique. These “bite”-size gallery experiences are quite a treat!