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[…]

  8. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Champagne & Holiday Shopping

    MFA Shop

    Looking for a relaxed holiday shopping experience? Sip complimentary champagne and shop in style as you browse the creative and unique gift options at the MFA Shop. Plus, check out the latest creations from jewelry designer[…]

  9. 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.

  10. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “Why You Can’t Have a Theory of Art without Really Trying”

    Law Building

    Presented by Christy Mag Uidhir, PhD, assistant professor, department of philosophy, University of Houston No matter how beautiful the rising sun, brilliant the uncut mineral, or majestic the towering redwood, the stars, rocks, and trees[…]

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