19 Nov
Wed / 2014

  1. 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[…]

  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[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Rescuing the Gold: The Fascinating World of Art Theft and Recovery

    Law Building

    Presented by Robert K. Wittman, former FBI special agent; founder of the FBI Art Crime Team; author; and consultant to the 2014 film “The Monuments Men” Rising from humble roots as the son of an[…]

20 Nov
Thu / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Members Double Discount Days

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, MFA Shop

    Find the perfect gifts for the holiday season at a discount! During Members Double Discount Days, MFAH members receive 20% off purchases in the MFA Shop. That's twice the usual 10% member discount. 

  2. 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[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Jewelry Trunk Show: Designer Mindy Lam

    MFA Shop

    Meet jewelry designer Mindy Lam at The MFAH Shop during Florescence "Illusions." Lam's sensitivity to nature, and her floral inspiration, come from growing up in China—a land of roses, peonies, orchids, and camellias. A native of[…]

  4. 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.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Speaker: Cindi Strauss, curator, modern and contemporary arts and design Learn about a teacup and saucer decorated in the style of French painter Antoine Watteau, a master of depicting elegant aristocratic figures as they relax outdoors. These scenes[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910

    Law Building

    Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910 features exquisite pieces primarily on loan from the National Museum of Korea. The exhibition explores imperial, Confucian, and Buddhist artistic expression from the 14th[…]

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