05 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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “Chasing Venus”

    Rienzi

    Look to the MFAH for good books and great conversations! The two house museums host a discussion series about books on life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at Rienzi[…]

  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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “Chasing Venus”

    Rienzi

    Look to the MFAH for good books and great conversations! The two house museums host a discussion series about books on life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at Rienzi[…]

06 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 music, drinks from the bar, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “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 20-minute tour, consider works given in gratitude or depicting moments of generosity. Art Bite[…]

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art + Wine “The Seine: South to Burgundy”

    Beck Building

    This program begins with curatorial insights about Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River. Then, enjoy an engaging tour of six French wines from the celebrated region of Burgundy. Claude Monet was born in[…]

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