15 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
    Rivals, Spies, and the Quest for White Gold: Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    Discover Rienzi’s porcelain splendors! This docent-led tour introduces you to the inspiring development of “white gold” in Europe during the 18th century. 

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Family Art-Making Activity for Members

    Beck Building

    In celebration of the exhibition Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River, join us for a Monet-inspired art making workshop just for our petits amis and their adults. Drop in for an afternoon of[…]

  6. 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.

  7. WORKSHOPS
    Art + Studio “Inspired by Monet: En Plein Air Indoors”

    Law Building, The Glassell Studio School

    Monet. The name inspires visions of airy and bright canvases filled with light and color, lush landscapes, fleeting instants in bustling Paris, and sunlit or moody views of the Seine—the river which flows through Paris[…]

  8. 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[…]

  9. 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.

  10. 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[…]

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