05 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
    Holiday Trunk Show: Claudia Lobão

    MFA Shop

    Claudia Lobão presents her newest jewelry collection of the season and meets with her Houston fans and customers at the MFA Shop. Born and raised in Brazil, Lobão has an extensive arts background and focused[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look 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[…]

06 Dec
Sat / 2014

  1. WORKSHOPS
    “Learning Through Art at the MFAH” Workshop for Elementary Educators: Monet and the Seine

    Beck Building

    In this workshop, elementary teachers explore the exhibition Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River and learn how to use the works of art to teach age-appropriate lessons for grades K–6. Hands-on activities as[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    A Golden Age of European Art: Fifty Years of the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation

    Law Building

    “A Golden Age of European Art” celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation and the contribution that the foundation has made to the cultural life of the city of Houston and the[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. 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,[…]

  7. PERFORMANCES
    Houston Grand Opera Studio Recital “1914: War and Remembrance”

    Rienzi

    Audiences are invited to experience the exceptional talents of up-and-coming artists from Houston Grand Opera Studio at a sparkling evening recital in Rienzi's intimate gallery. Developed thematically, each performance features a repertoire of works by renowned[…]

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