25 Oct
Sat / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Bayou Bend Gardens Seminar: Historical Plants for Today’s Gardens

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Presented by Bart Brechter, curator, Bayou Bend Gardens; horticulturists and authors Chris Wiesinger, the Southern Bulb Company, and William Welch, Texas A&M University Enjoy a presentation and discussion about best practices for developing garden spaces[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Daytime Preview “Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River”

    Law Building

    Museum members are invited to view Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River before the exhibition opens to the public. Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. For all levels of membership. Questions?[…]

  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
    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[…]

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. FILMS
    Day for Night

    Law Building

    A film-within-a-film, Day for Night (referring to the technique of filming night scenes in daytime using special filters) interweaves the diverse components of filmmaking with what happens offscreen. Featuring Jacqueline Bisset, Nathalie Baye, Jean-Pierre Léaud,[…]

  9. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Gallery Concert “Handel & Vivaldi”

    Beck Building

    Presented by Mercury, featuring Antoine Plante, artistic director & conductor The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, hosts the first concert of Mercury’s 2014–15 Neighborhood Series. Now in its third year, the series offers intimate, hour-long[…]

26 Oct
Sun / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Opening Weekend in the Studio: Float Your Boat

    Beck Building

    Celebrate the new exhibition Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River with an art-making project in the studio, inspired by the work of Claude Monet and his love of the water. Families are also[…]

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