18 Dec
Thu / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Speaker: Dena Woodall, associate curator, prints and drawings. Learn about three period prints from the MFAH collection that are on view in Rienzi’s exhibition Comfort and the Eighteenth-Century Interior. Dena Woodall explains how images of novel, upholstered[…]

  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. FILMS
    National Gallery

    Law Building

    "Magnificent" —New York Times From the excitement of new exhibition openings to fascinating insights about great works of art, the spectacular new National Gallery takes you behind the scenes of the prestigious London institution. This immersive[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Yuletide Nights: Spirits of Holidays Past

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens presents a night of holiday cheer and live music! Taste festive foods of the past, including adult beverages, and see costumed actors bring the exhibition Yuletide: Holiday Time at Bayou[…]

  7. 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.

  8. LECTURES
    “Conversations with the Director” Gary Tinterow Talks with Philippe de Montebello

    Law Building

    Gary Tinterow, director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, sits down with Philippe de Montebello, esteemed curator, professor, and former director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, to discuss de Montebello's storied career in[…]

  9. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Talk, Yoga & Meditation “Yoga Nidra: The Deep Yogic Sleep”

    Beck Building

    Presented by Vishwarup (Vishwa) Nanjundappa, director, VYASA Houston, and Smitha Mallaiah, assistant director, VYASA Houston and mind-body intervention specialist, integrative medicine program, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center During this program led by staff[…]

  10. 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[…]

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