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[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Isms and Schisms

    Beck Building

    Join this 45-minute gallery tour to explore distinct works in the MFAH collection of Modern and Contemporary art with reference to some of the theories and manifestos that connected—or divided—artists and movements.

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Landscapes and Cityscapes

    Beck Building

    Take a tour of bustling city streets or escape back to nature on this 45-minute tour.

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Family Pictures

    Beck Building

    From marriage to parenthood and sibling rivalries to collective mourning, family is a universal experience. Join this 45-minute tour for a look at works that portray families.

19 Oct
Sun / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Bayou Bend Family Day

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    An amazing day of fun and entertainment awaits visitors at Bayou Bend Family Days. Activities, music, demonstrations, performances, craft workshops, giveaways, and more abound throughout the home and gardens. Enjoy tours of the first floor[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching in the Galleries

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Sketch works of art in the galleries during this informal program. Sharpen your observation skills, and have fun at the same time! An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to[…]

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