22 Nov
Sat / 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
    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[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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.

  5. 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[…]

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Pop-Up Concert “At the Water’s Edge” by Da Camera Young Artists

    Law Building

    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, hosts the first of two concerts presented by Da Camera Young Artists this season. Just as Claude Monet was inspired by the Seine, many composers have long found their[…]

  7. 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.

  8. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Pop-Up Concert “At the Water’s Edge” by Da Camera Young Artists

    Law Building

    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, hosts the first of two concerts presented by Da Camera Young Artists this season. Just as Claude Monet was inspired by the Seine, many composers have long found their[…]

  9. LECTURES
    Poetic Reflections: Monet’s Mornings on the Seine

    Law Building

    Presented by Tanya Paul, Isabel and Alfred Bader Curator of European Art, Milwaukee Art Museum, and co-curator of the exhibition “Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River” The subject that Claude Monet turned to[…]

  10. FILMS
    Confidentially Yours

    Law Building

    François Truffaut’s final film is, appropriately, another loving ode to film noir and Hitchcockian thrillers. A man (Jean-Louis Trintignant) goes into hiding when it looks like he murdered his wife and her lover. Unable to[…]

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