30 Jan
Thu / 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 “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[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Impresionismo y Posimpresionismo

    Beck Building

    Esta charla se presenta en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. For a similar tour in English, see “After the Impressionists” and Lunch + Look “After the Impressionists.” Acompañenos en esta charla de 45[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    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.

31 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
    A Passion for Renoir

    Law Building

    Presented by Helga Aurisch, curator of European art. Although Sterling Clark loved the work of many French Impressionists, his special passion was Pierre-Auguste Renoir, whom he considered one of the greatest painters of all time—on[…]

  4. FILMS
    A Touch of Sin

    Law Building

    Friday, January 31, 7 p.m. – Introduced by Jing Sharon Dolphin, president of the Rice Ethnographic Film Society, Rice University Saturday, February 1, 7 p.m. – Introduced by Aynne Kokas, PhD, Chao Center for Asian[…]

01 Feb
Sat / 2014

  1. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Roads of Arabia”

    Beck Building

    This tour for MFAH Members explores the recently excavated objects in Roads of Arabia: Archaeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The unparalleled exhibition examines the impact of ancient trade routes that traversed the Arabian[…]

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