19 May
Mon / 2014

  1. 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[…]

  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[…]

20 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[…]

21 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. 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[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Twilight Tour

    Rienzi

    Relax and see Rienzi and its gardens at twilight! Enjoy Pimm's by the pool, along with wine, light bites, and live music. Docents are stationed throughout the house to greet guests and to interpret the[…]

22 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.

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