17 Oct
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 Art Bite Tour “Contemporary Flavors”

    Beck Building

    This 20-minute Art Bite tour considers themes and materials used by artists of the late-20th century as well as the 21st century. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery talks that feature one or[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Inside the MFAH “Fangs, Feathers, and Fins: Sacred Creatures in Ancient American Art”

    Law Building

    Presented by Chelsea Dacus, assistant curator, the Glassell Collections; the arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas; and Antiquities Since the dawn of time, humankind has been fascinated with the creatures that populate the world.[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Punch Party

    Rienzi

    Travel back in time at Rienzi! The annual fall Punch Party celebrates historic English punch: a blend of sugar, spirits, citrus, and spices. Partygoers can also sample 18th-century cocktail recipes and modern punches concocted by Houston[…]

  5. FILMS
    Fahrenheit 451

    Law Building

    In adapting Ray Bradbury’s novel, François Truffaut ignored, for the most part, the science fiction aspects of the story, and instead focused on the theme of linguistic and cultural deprivation in a bookless society. A[…]

18 Oct
Sat / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Law Building Closed Today Only / Beck Building & Other MFAH Locations Open

    Law Building

    In preparation for tonight’s annual Grand Gala Ball fundraising event, the Law Building is closed today.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Outdoor Tour “Around the MFAH”

    Beck Building

    The campus of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, includes five buildings; the remarkable Cullen Sculpture Garden, designed by Isamu Noguchi; and numerous sculptures. Join this 45-minute outdoor tour to experience these spaces and works[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tours “Shadows on the Wall: Cameraless Photography”

    Beck Building

    Photography was invented in 1839, but creating photographic images does not always require a camera. On this one-hour members tour, visit the exhibition Shadows on the Wall: Cameraless Photography from 1851 to Today to learn[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rivals, Spies, and the Quest for White Gold: Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    Discover Rienzi’s porcelain splendors! This docent-led tour introduces you to the inspiring development of “white gold” in Europe during the 18th century. 

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Contemporary Flavors”

    Beck Building

    This 20-minute Art Bite tour considers themes and materials used by artists of the late-20th century as well as the 21st century. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery talks that feature one or[…]

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