08 Sep
Sun / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. This month, look for signs in the main lobbies directing you to activities related to the exhibition Gifts from the Past: The Isabel Brown Wilson Collection. In the[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Portraits from the MFAH Collections

    Beck Building

    Artists portray their subjects in many ways, sometimes realistically, but often taking artistic liberties. On this 45-minute tour, learn more about the artist’s choices and intentions for some portraits in the galleries.

  3. FILMS
    Houston

    Law Building

    The Friday screening features an appearance by director Bastian Günther. The audience is invited to a reception in the Museum galleries following the film.  Corporate headhunter Clemens Trunschka (Ulrich Tukur from The Lives of Others and The[…]

09 Sep
Mon / 2013

  1. FILMS
    Alice Rahon: The Black Bee

    Law Building

    Introduced by Teresa Arcq, co-curator of the 2012 LACMA exhibition "In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and the United States." In 1939, French Surrealist painter/poet Alice Rahon (1904–1987) and her Austrian husband fled[…]

10 Sep
Tue / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Portraits from the MFAH Collections”

    Beck Building

    Artists portray their subjects in many ways, sometimes realistically, but often taking artistic liberties. On this 45-minute tour, learn more about the artist’s choices and intentions for some portraits in the galleries. ► Admission is[…]

11 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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “The Brother Gardeners”

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Look to the MFAH for good books and great conversations! The two MFAH house museums host a discussion series about books on life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “The Brother Gardeners”

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Look to the MFAH for good books and great conversations! The two MFAH house museums host a discussion series about books on life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at[…]

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