09 May
Fri / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Members Double Discount Days

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, MFA Shop

    Find the perfect gifts for the holiday season at a discount! During Members Double Discount Days, MFAH members receive 20% off purchases in the MFA Shop. That's twice the usual 10% member discount. 

  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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Holiday Trunk Show: Designers Lynn Smith & Laura Castriotta

    MFA Shop

    Join jewelry designers Lynn Smith and Laura Castriotta at the MFA Shop for a presentation of their latest jewelry creations! Drop in—the shop is always free to visit. Lynn Smith's popular designs feature distinctive gemstones[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Scavenger Hunt: Curatorial Choices” Spotlight Tour

    Beck Building

    Why do curators choose to place artwork in a certain way? How do they pick topics? How do wall colors, frame colors, and wall texts affect our experience of art? How might you do it[…]

  5. LECTURES
    Beyond Craft: Decorative Arts from the Leatrice S. and Melvin B. Eagle Collection

    Law Building

    Presented by Cindi Strauss, curator of modern and contemporary decorative arts and design. Enjoy an overview of Beyond Craft: Decorative Arts from the Leatrice S. and Melvin B. Eagle Collection, an exhibition that features 85[…]

  6. FILMS
    Omar

    Law Building

    Omar is a meditation on trust, friendship and loyalty. Ever since the concrete Separation Wall divided their West Bank town, childhood friends Omar, Amjad, and Tarek must surreptitiously climb over the wall — risking their lives[…]

10 May
Sat / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Members Double Discount Days

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, MFA Shop

    Find the perfect gifts for the holiday season at a discount! During Members Double Discount Days, MFAH members receive 20% off purchases in the MFA Shop. That's twice the usual 10% member discount. 

  2. EVENTS
    ArtSmart Lecture “John Singer Sargent: The Watercolors”

    Beck Building

    For members at the Supporting, Sponsor, and Benefactor levels, and Leadership Circle donors Presented by Kaylin Weber, assistant curator, American painting and sculpture The exhibition John Singer Sargent: The Watercolors explores the artist’s exquisite mastery of[…]

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Art Beyond Sight

    Beck Building

    In this gallery program for visitors who are blind or partially sighted, trained educators use verbal descriptions and hands-on materials to engage participants with the Museum’s art collections and exhibitions.

  4. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Design as Art”

    Beck Building

    What place do everyday objects have in art museums? On this one-hour tour, Museum members are invited to discover how items designed for function—such as rugs, vases, fabric, and furniture—become valued works of art collected by[…]

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