20 Dec
Sat / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “The Impressionists’ Wet Paint”

    Beck Building

    Capturing the city of Paris and its surrounding environs, the Impressionists often depicted the Seine River and its tributaries. And by working en plein air—or out in the open air—with fresh paint, these daring artists[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Holiday Trunk Show: Designers Lynn Smith & Laura Castriotta

    MFA Shop

    Join jewelry designers Lynn Smith and Laura Castriotta at the MFA Shop for a presentation of their latest jewelry creations! Drop in—the shop is always free to visit. Lynn Smith's popular designs feature distinctive gemstones[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “A Korean Buddhist Masterpiece”

    Beck Building

    The MFAH is host to an extraordinary 23-foot tall banner, Shakyamuni Assembly, as part of the exhibition Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910. On this 20-minute Art Bite tour, learn[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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 45-minute tour of the exhibition Fangs,[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    CANTARE Christmas “Mother and Child: Songs of Love and Joy”

    Beck Building

    Now in their 11th season, the CANTARE Houston holiday concerts at the Museum are a cherished tradition. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear CANTARE's 26-member choral ensemble fill the Museum's largest gallery of European art[…]

21 Dec
Sun / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Holiday Trunk Show: Designers Lynn Smith & Laura Castriotta

    MFA Shop

    Join jewelry designers Lynn Smith and Laura Castriotta at the MFA Shop for a presentation of their latest jewelry creations! Drop in—the shop is always free to visit. Lynn Smith's popular designs feature distinctive gemstones[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching along the Seine

    Law Building

    In this art-making activity inspired by Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River, families are invited to sketch works of art in the European galleries and explore how Claude Monet used natural light in[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    On Sunday afternoons, visit the Rienzi gardens and capture their oasis-in-the-city beauty from behind the lens. Snap photos of the colorful flowers, lush green spaces, interesting architectural details, and eclectic statues. Use #rienzigardens to share your[…]

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