25 Sep
Wed / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Favorite Highlights”

    Law Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works in the MFAH collections on this 45-minute tour.

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Surveys, Canons, and Contemporary Art: A New Look at 500 Years of Mexican Art and Architecture

    Beck Building

    Presented by James Oles, senior lecturer, art department, and adjunct curator of Latin American art, Davis Museum, Wellesley College In conjunction with his new book, Art and Architecture in Mexico, author James Oles provides insight into[…]

26 Sep
Thu / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Pattern and Design through the History of Art”

    Beck Building

    From ancient caves to contemporary art, patterns and designs have always been a part of artistic expression. On this 45-minute tour, visit works of art in the galleries that stretch across time and continents, and[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Obras de Pablo Picasso en las Galerias del MFAH / Works by Pablo Picasso in the MFAH Collection

    Beck Building

    Esta gira se presenta en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. Acompañenos en una charla en las galerias del MFAH, acerca de la vida del artista, su arte, sus inspiraciones, sus pasiones, sus[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    A close exploration of the porcelain splendors at Rienzi, this tour introduces visitors to the inspiring development of "white gold" in Europe during the 18th century. Discover the monarchs and vibrant commercial markets that fed[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Self, Model, and Self as Other

    Beck Building

    Explore photographs that reveal different innovative approaches to the genre of the self-portrait. Join this tour to see work by artists such as Cindy Sherman and Robert Mapplethorpe, who are showcased in Self, Model, and[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour! General admission is free on Thursdays, so take advantage of the opportunity to discover your Museum at no cost. While you're here, grab a drink at the[…]

  6. LECTURES
    16th Annual Virginia and Ira Jackson Lecture “Toulouse-Lautrec’s Paris”

    Law Building

    Presented by Mary Weaver Chapin, PhD, curator of graphic arts, Portland Art Museum, Oregon; author of "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries" Paris in the 1890s was a city bursting with entertainment, from the circus to the[…]

27 Sep
Fri / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Little Art Adventures

    MFAH Visitors Center

    Little Art Adventures is a 30-minute program designed for children ages 3 to 5 and their adult companions. The experience includes a storybook circle, creative shape and color play, the creation of a simple art project,[…]

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