12 Nov
Wed / 2014

  1. LECTURES
    The 2014 Julia Picton Wallace Floral Design Demonstration

    Law Building

    Presented by floral designer Natasha Lisitsa The Julia Picton Wallace Lecture, sponsored by the Bass Wallace family in memory of one of the most beloved and accomplished members of The Garden Club of Houston, offers[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Rituals for the Dead”

    Beck Building

    Each culture, from ancient times to the present day, develops funerary practices and ceremonies to honor the dead. During this 45-minute tour, learn about burial traditions from around the world. ► Admission is free when[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Salon at Sunset “Drinking with Dickens’s Demons: Constructing Evil through Ethanol in the Victorian Novel”

    Rienzi

    Presented by writer Joanna O'Leary Rienzi opens its doors at sunset! Treat yourself to a short, engaging lecture followed by a group discussion and reception. At this Salon at Sunset, Joanna O'Leary presents “Drinking with[…]

  5. FILMS
    Houston Cinema Arts Festival

    Law Building

    November 12–16, 2014 The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is once again a venue for the annual Houston Cinema Arts Festival, which marks its sixth anniversary in 2014. Highlights Opening night features the Texas premiere of A[…]

13 Nov
Thu / 2014

  1. 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[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “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.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Ritos funerarios

    Beck Building

    Esta charla se presenta en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. Toda cultura desde la antigüedad al presente, ha desarrollado prácticas funerarias, y ritos en honor a sus muertos. Durante estos 45 minutos[…]

  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 drinks at the cash bar, beats by a local DJ, 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[…]

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