09 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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Talk, Meditation & Yoga “The Human Quest for Happiness”

    Beck Building

    Talk and meditation led by Sri Gaurangbhai Nanavaty, acharya, Chinmaya Mission Houston. Yoga practice led by Shekhar Agrawal, president, Patanjali Yogpeeth (USA) Trust Vedanta represents the philosophical portion of the ancient scriptures of India, the[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “The Provocative in Art”

    Beck Building

    Artists have often tested the limits and caused controversy. During this 20-minute tour, view and discuss works of art that have challenged social norms, political ideologies, or established artistic conventions. Art Bite tours are a[…]

10 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 “Shadows on the Wall: Cameraless Photography from 1851 to Today”

    Law Building

    Presented by Anne Wilkes Tucker, the Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography In Greek philosopher Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, a group of prisoners watching shadow puppets on the wall believe they are viewing[…]

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