20 Feb
Thu / 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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “After the Impressionists”

    Beck Building

    Post-Impressionist artists extended Impressionism while rejecting its limitations. On this tour of the MFAH art collections, discover how artists such as Paul Cézanne and Vincent van Gogh influenced the direction of art at the end[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Había una vez . . . Cuentos en Arte

    Beck Building

    Esta charla se presenta en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. Descubra las historias ocultas, y las no tan ocultas dentro de las obras de arte en la colección del MFAH en un recorrido[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    19th-Century French Radicals

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute tour, explore a selection of Impressionist paintings in the Museum's collection to discover the revolutionary ideas about art held by painters such as Manet, Monet, Renoir, and Degas.

  5. 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.

21 Feb
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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Iconic Photos from the 20th Century”

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute tour, explore the exhibition Made for Magazines: Iconic 20th-Century Photographs and learn about the stories behind of some of the most well-known and loved photographs of the past century. ► Admission is[…]

  3. LECTURES
    What Should They Wear? Impressionists and the Art of Fashion

    Law Building

    Presented by Gloria Groom, PhD, David and Mary Winton Green Curator, Department of Medieval through Modern European Painting and Sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago. Were the Impressionists fashionistas? And what role did fashion play in[…]

22 Feb
Sat / 2014

  1. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Roads of Arabia”

    Beck Building

    This tour for MFAH Members explores the recently excavated objects in Roads of Arabia: Archaeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The unparalleled exhibition examines the impact of ancient trade routes that traversed the Arabian[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Panel Discussion “Beyond Craft: Decorative Arts from the Leatrice S. and Melvin B. Eagle Collection”

    Law Building

    Renowned artists Wendell Castle, a leader in studio furniture, and Adrian Saxe, a celebrated ceramicist, join craft scholar Janet Koplos and Museum curator Cindi Strauss for this discussion. The panelists examine issues in craft’s evolution[…]

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