24 Feb
Sat / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Photography in the Gardens of Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Are you an amateur photographer? The Bayou Bend gardens provide a unique opportunity! Capture the beautiful blooms, gorgeous woodlands, and formal landscapes through your own lens. 

  2. FILMS
    Oscar Nominees: Documentary Short Subject

    MFAH Films is the only venue in Houston presenting all three programs of the Academy Award–nominated short films! This year’s documentary short subjects include portraits of a nonagenarian newlywed couple and of artist Mindy Alper, and Thomas Lennon’s look at a restaurant staffed by men and women who were recently released from prison. Rated R for violence, drug abuse & language.

  3. PERFORMANCES
    Gallery Concert: Houston Grand Opera Studio Recital

    Beck Building

    This gallery concert features a repertoire of works by renowned composers and surprise talents, all selected for your enjoyment by Houston Grand Opera Studio members. Tickets are available via Houston Grand Opera.

25 Feb
Sun / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    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 mix of statues. 

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone

    Law Building

    Families are invited to drop in and enjoy a variety of games, activities, looking guides, books, and mini-tours of the galleries. Recommended for ages 3+

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spanish Colonial Paintings from the Thoma Collection

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores the exhibition Spanish Colonial Paintings from the Thoma Collection, featuring selections from Carl and Marilynn Thoma’s celebrated private collection.

  4. FILMS
    Oscar Nominees: Animated Short Film

    Get Tickets

    The MFAH is the only venue in Houston presenting all three programs of short films nominated for Academy Awards in 2018! Nominees for Best Animated Short Film include a Pixar tale about a lost-and-found box; an adaptation of a collection of Roald Dahl poems; and an ode to basketball brought to life by a legendary Disney director. Rated G unless otherwise noted.

26 Feb
Mon / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Summer Semester at the Glassell Junior School: Priority Registration Opens Today

    The Glassell Junior School

    Registration for the first class to take place in the new Glassell School of Art building begins today for continuing students, scholarship students, and MFAH members at the Family level and above. Classes are open to ages 3–18.

27 Feb
Tue / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching in the Gardens of Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Visit Bayou Bend during open-sketching hours, when guests are invited to draw from Bayou Bend’s natural woodlands and formal gardens. Paper, clipboards, and pencils are provided. 

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Audrey Jones Beck Building

    Beck Building

    ​Join this 45-minute tour to sample works on view from collections throughout the Beck Building. Each tour includes different works of art, so your experience is always a fresh look at the Museum!

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