31 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. FILMS
    Nosferatu the Vampyre

    Law Building

    The legendary Werner Herzog interprets Dracula with frequent collaborator Klaus Kinski as the vampire. Isabelle Adjani and Bruno Ganz costar in the remarkable homage to F. W. Murnau’s 1922 classic Nosferatu. In this version, Dracula[…]

01 Nov
Sat / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “Fangs, Feathers, and Fins”

    Beck Building

    In the ancient Americas, images of the jaguar, harpy eagle, howler monkey, and other beings were used to bestow supernatural powers, to protect, and for worship. During this one-hour tour, MFAH members explore the meanings of[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Family Dining”

    Beck Building

    On this 20-minute Art Bite tour, see how family dinner traditions vary around the world. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery talks that feature one or two specific art objects. These “bite”-size[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gifts of Gratitude

    Beck Building

    Throughout history, precious objects and works of art have been given as diplomatic gifts, religious gifts and personal gifts. On this 45-minute tour, consider works given in gratitude or depicting moments of generosity.

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    The Robert Avalon International Competition for Composers: Concert and Awards Program

    Law Building

    With submissions from around the world, the 8th Annual Robert Avalon International Competition for Composers finalists' concert is the signature event of the Foundation for Modern Music’s season and honors the vision of its namesake.[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Shadows on the Wall: Cameraless Photography

    Beck Building

    Photography was invented in 1839, but making photographic images does not always require a camera. On this 45-minute tour, visit the exhibition Shadows on the Wall: Cameraless Photography from 1851 to Today to learn about[…]

  6. 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.

  7. FILMS
    Nosferatu the Vampyre

    Law Building

    The legendary Werner Herzog interprets Dracula with frequent collaborator Klaus Kinski as the vampire. Isabelle Adjani and Bruno Ganz costar in the remarkable homage to F. W. Murnau’s 1922 classic Nosferatu. In this version, Dracula[…]

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