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.

  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. 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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