27 Oct
Mon / 2014

  1. LECTURES
    Artist’s Talk: Photographer Arno Rafael Minkkinen on “The Naked Eye”

    Law Building

    In this Houston appearance, Finnish-American photographer Arno Rafael Minkkinen traces the roots of his fascination with magical realism—how visual veracity and the imagination can team up to create something totally unpredictable, believable, and brand new.[…]

28 Oct
Tue / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Landscapes and Cityscapes”

    Beck Building

    Take a tour of bustling city streets or escape back to nature on this 45-minute tour. ► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from the daily on-site food truck or from the Museum location[…]

  2. LECTURES
    George Washington’s “New Room”: An American Masterpiece

    Law Building

    Presented by Susan P. Schoelwer, the Robert H. Smith Senior Curator, Mount Vernon A new installation at Mount Vernon showcases one of the most impressive Neoclassical interiors in federal America: George Washington’s “New Room,” long[…]

29 Oct
Wed / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “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.

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

30 Oct
Thu / 2014

  1. 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.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “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.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Paisajes Urbanos y Campestres

    Beck Building

    Esta charla se presenta en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. Toma este tour y vive el bullicio en las calles de la ciudad o quizás la quietud junto a una laguna. Todo[…]

  4. 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.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Isms and Schisms”

    Beck Building

    Join this 20-minute Art Bite 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. Art Bite[…]

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