04 Feb
Tue / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “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
    Hearst Foundation Evening for Educators “The Age of Impressionism”

    Beck Building

    Keynote speaker: Gary Tinterow, Museum director. Take time to explore the exhibition of some of the best-known names in art. This open house is a chance to contemplate, share, and create in the MFAH around[…]

05 Feb
Wed / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “2-D to 3-D”

    Beck Building

    How does medium affect an artist’s message? On this 45-minute tour, compare how artists address similar themes in different formats and media. ► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from that day's on-site food[…]

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

06 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
    Rienzi Gallery Talk “Wooded Landscape with a Woodcutter”

    Rienzi

    Once a month, Rienzi highlights a great work of art in the Rienzi Collection. Gallery Talks are given by curators, conservators, educators, and librarians. The February Gallery Talk features a discussion about Thomas Gainsborough's Wooded Landscape[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    First Thursday Sketching

    Beck Building, Law Building

    On the first Thursday of select months, sketch works of art in the galleries during this free, informal program. An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to get you started.[…]

  6. 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.

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