10 Jan
Fri / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Favorite Highlights

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute tour features some of the best-known and best-loved works in the MFAH collections. Each tour is a unique experience as the docent selects different works of art for each gallery talk.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “After the Impressionists”

    Beck Building

    Post-Impressionist artists extended Impressionism while rejecting its limitations. On this tour of the MFAH art collections, discover how artists such as Paul Cézanne and Vincent van Gogh influenced the direction of art at the end[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Giants of the Desert: Statues, Stonework, and Ancient Kingdoms in Saudi Arabia

    Law Building

    Presented by Alexander Nagel, PhD, research associate, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Since the 19th century, travelers and enthusiasts have explored and searched for the past of the South Arabian Peninsula. This talk provides an introduction[…]

  4. FILMS
    The Great Beauty

    Law Building

    ADDED SCREENING! Winner of the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film, "The Great Beauty" is also nominated for the Oscar in that category. Jep Gambardella (Toni Servillo) has been a permanent fixture in Rome’s literary[…]

11 Jan
Sat / 2014

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Art Beyond Sight

    Beck Building

    "Art Beyond Sight" is a gallery program for visitors who are blind or partially sighted. Trained educators use verbal descriptions and hands-on materials to engage participants with the Museum's art collections and exhibitions. Admission is[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour “19th-Century Radicals: Impressionists in the MFAH Collections”

    Beck Building

    This tour for MFAH Members explores Impressionist paintings in the Museum's art collections. Not an MFAH Member? Join today!  Space for these tours is limited, and spots fill up fast. Secure your reservations in advance: rsvp@mfah.org[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    After the Impressionists

    Beck Building

    Post-Impressionist artists extended Impressionism while rejecting its limitations. In this tour of the MFAH permanent collection, discover how artists such as Paul Cézanne and Vincent van Gogh influenced the direction of art at the end[…]

  4. EVENTS
    Members Event: Art-Making Activity for Families

    Beck Building

    For MFAH Members at the Family level and above (ages 4+) Drop in anytime this afternoon, and make your own works of art inspired by the exhibition The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Antonio Berni: Poetic Radical

    Beck Building

    In this tour of the exhibition Antonio Berni: Juanito and Ramona, learn about Juanito and Ramona—two characters created by Antonio Berni in the middle of the previous century—who live on to tell his and Argentina’s[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Once upon a Time: Stories in Art

    Beck Building

    Discover the hidden and not-so-hidden stories behind a selection of artworks from the MFAH collection on this 45-minute tour.

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