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[…]

  3. 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[…]

14 May
Wed / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Feminine Mystique”

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute tour, explore works by female artists who often challenged stereotypes and societal limitations, as well as works featuring female subjects, from the sacred to the profane.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “Book of Ages”

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Look to the MFAH for good books and great conversations! The two house museums host a discussion series about books on life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at Rienzi[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “Book of Ages”

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Look to the MFAH for good books and great conversations! The two house museums host a discussion series about books on life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at Rienzi[…]

15 May
Thu / 2014

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    AAMD Art Museum Day

    Cullen Sculpture Garden, Law Building, Beck Building

    Join us on a day of free general admission to celebrate museums in honor of the Association of Art Museum Directors' Art Museum Day! Art Museum Day emphasizes the essential role that art museums play[…]

  2. 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.

  3. 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[…]

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