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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    One Night in the Kingdom of Gold

    Off-site, Law Building, Beck Building

    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in partnership with the Houston Museum of African American Culture, presents “One Night in the Kingdom of Gold,” a multi-venue event celebrating the rich history and heritage of the[…]

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour! General admission is free on Thursdays, so take advantage of the opportunity to discover your Museum at no cost. While you're here, grab a drink at the[…]

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