11 May
Sun / 2014

  1. EVENTS
    Members Double Discount Days

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, MFA Shop

    Find the perfect gifts for moms and grads at a discount! During Members Double Discount Days, MFAH members receive 20% off purchases in the MFA Shop and the Shop at Bayou Bend. That's twice the usual[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Mother’s Day Weekend at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bring the special women in your life for an afternoon of nature, beauty, and art at beautiful Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. Enjoy light refreshments, and hear music by harpist Jackie Carpenter. Beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, mothers and grandmothers[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Mud, Dirt, Sand & Clay: Exploring American Ceramics”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    In the exhibition Beyond Craft: Decorative Arts from the Leatrice S. and Melvin B. Eagle Collection, you'll see amazing things that artists can do when they're using only mud, dirt, sand, and water. Get inspired,[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. FILMS
    Sweet Dreams

    Law Building

    Ingoma Nshya—Rwanda’s first and only all-woman drumming troupe—is made up of women from both sides of the 1994 Rwandan genocide. The troupe offers a place of support, healing, and reconciliation. When Ingoma Nshya partners with two young American[…]

12 May
Mon / 2014

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Looking Together

    Beck Building

    Looking Together is designed for individuals with Alzheimer's disease or dementia and their family members or care partners. Discover and discuss works of art together during this hour-long program in the galleries. Admission is free, but[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Master Tours “John Singer Sargent: The Watercolors”

    Beck Building

    John Singer Sargent: The Watercolors offers a once-in-a-generation opportunity to see 100 gorgeous watercolors by Gilded Age American master John Singer Sargent (1856–1925). Fabulous early-20th-century scenes of landscape, labor, and leisure highlight Sargent’s exquisite mastery of the[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Master Tours “John Singer Sargent: The Watercolors”

    Beck Building

    John Singer Sargent: The Watercolors offers a once-in-a-generation opportunity to see 100 gorgeous watercolors by Gilded Age American master John Singer Sargent (1856–1925). Fabulous early-20th-century scenes of landscape, labor, and leisure highlight Sargent’s exquisite mastery of the[…]

13 May
Tue / 2014

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Workshop “Golden Glory of the Early Renaissance”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    At this workshop, participants explore works of the early Renaissance, including altarpieces created with gold ground techniques, portraits, and more. In the studio, families create their own works of art inspired by the techniques and[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “MFAH Architecture”

    Beck Building

    Walk through the Museum galleries with an eye to architecture. During this 45-minute tour, explore the 75-year legacy of brilliant and functional designs by architects William Ward Watkin, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Isamu Noguchi, and[…]

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