11 Dec
Thu / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Holy Waters and Spiritual Lights

    Beck Building

    The depiction of light in a work of art is often representative of a spiritual presence, and water is frequently associated with purification. On this 45-minute tour, contemplate and discuss these two symbols which are[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Figuratively Speaking”

    Beck Building

    The human figure has served as a fundamental subject for artists from the beginning of time. Join this 45-minute tour focused on the depiction of men, women, and children in works of art at the[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Aguas benditas y luces espirituales

    Beck Building

    Esta charla se presenta en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. La descripción de la luz en una obra de arte a menudo representa lo espiritual, y el agua es frecuentemente asociada con[…]

  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 drinks at the cash bar, beats by a local DJ, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: Student Art Sale | Preview Party

    The Glassell Studio School

    Shop the Glassell School of Art's Student Art Sale early, and enjoy holiday refreshments! Plus, take this opportunity to check out the Studio School’s temporary home, all at 2450 Holcombe Boulevard. Tickets $20 admission at the[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Fangs, Feathers, and Fins”

    Beck Building

    In the ancient Americas, the image of the jaguar, harpy eagle, howler monkey, and other beings were used to bestow supernatural powers, to protect, and for worship. During this 20-minute Art  Bite tour of the[…]

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Artful Thursday “4th Annual Navidad Latina: Celebrating the Holiday Music and Traditions of Latin America and Spain”

    Law Building

    Unlike holiday celebrations in the United States, which are typically indoors and somewhat intimate, Latin and Spanish celebrations are often outdoors, filled with high-energy, rhythm-infused, danceable music—a reflection of the rich amalgamation of heritages in[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Celebration!”

    Beck Building

    What’s a party without food and drink? Join this 20-minute tour and view works of art from different cultures related to celebrations around the world. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery talks[…]

12 Dec
Fri / 2014

  1. 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.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: Student Art Sale

    The Glassell Studio School

    Free and open to the public Find unique holiday gifts! Browse original works of art by Glassell School of Art students at this popular annual sale. Choose from paintings, ceramics, prints, watercolors, drawings, jewelry, and[…]

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