04 May
Sun / 2014

  1. FILMS
    The Mayor

    Law Building

    Introduced by filmmaker Carlos Rossini Since 2006, when a war on drugs and organized crime was declared, there have been about 60,000 narco-related fatalities in Mexico. Within this culture of violence, in the city of[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art Improv

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Art Improv takes place on select first Sundays throughout the year. Families choose a work of art anywhere in the Museum and make friends with it—spend time sketching it, writing about it, and talking about[…]

  4. FILMS
    I Thought It Was a Party

    Law Building

    *Introduced by filmmaker Victoria Galardi Divorced and living with her teenage daughter, Lu (Valeria Bertuccelli) asks her close friend Ana (Elena Anaya) to house-sit while she goes away with her new fiancée. Ana spends her[…]

  5. FILMS
    La jaula de oro

    Law Building

    The startling debut film from Diego Quemada-Díez presents a stark and unsentimental look at the realities of migration. Centering on the story of three young Guatemalans attempting to cross the U.S. border from Mexico, La[…]

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Gallery Concert: Chamber Music Houston “A Musical Homage to Sargent”

    Beck Building

    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in partnership with Chamber Music Houston, presents “A Musical Homage to Sargent” by Trio SLAVA to complement the exhibition John Singer Sargent: The Watercolors. Though celebrated most often as[…]

05 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[…]

06 May
Tue / 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[…]

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