30 Apr
Wed / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Symbols in Art”

    Beck Building

    Join this 45-minute tour to explore a broad range of artistic symbols and their meanings in different cultures and times. ► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from the daily on-site food truck or[…]

  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[…]

01 May
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 “Travel to Asia—at the MFAH”

    Beck Building

    Learn about the art and culture of India, Indonesia, Korea, China, and Japan as you travel the Asian galleries at the Museum on this 45-minute tour. Discover the many commonalities and differences of these neighboring[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Explorando las Decisiones de los Conservadores del Museo

    Beck Building

    Esta charla se presenta en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. ¿Por qué los conservadores escogen colocar una obra de arte de determinada manera? ¿Cómo deciden los temas? ¿Cómo afectan el color de las[…]

  4. FILMS
    Cristo Rey

    Law Building

    For poverty-stricken Haitians, the Dominican Republic is a promised land, regardless of instances of racism and challenges in finding opportunity. Exploring the tensions between these close neighbors, Dominican filmmaker Leticia Tonos Paniagua creates a Caribbean[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursday: Latin Wave

    Beck Building

    Kick off one of the Museum's most popular annual film festivals at this Latin Wave-infused Happy Hour Thursday. Enjoy drinks, beats, and food-truck bites. To celebrate the opening of Latin Wave 10, tonight's specialty drink is[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Installation Art

    Beck Building

    Unlike paintings, sculpture, and drawings—which visitors are asked not to touch—installation art invites visitors to step on, be inside of, or be surrounded by the art. Discover the diversity and variety of installation art, including[…]

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Docent Open House

    Beck Building

    Do you love people? Art? Meaningful conversation? Join Museum staff and current docents to learn more about the rewards of becoming part of the MFAH docent program, an elite corps of volunteer museum educators. All[…]

  8. LECTURES
    Core Program Lecture: Cuauhtémoc Medina

    The Glassell Studio School

    This Core Program lecture, rescheduled from April 3, is free and open to the public. No RSVP required. Cuauhtémoc Medina is an art critic, curator, and historian. Since 1992 he has been a full-time researcher[…]

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