10 Jul
Thu / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Soto and Other Site-Specific Art

    Law Building

    What makes art conceived for a particular site special? Why might a museum commission site-specific art? On this 45-minute tour, learn about several of these special works created and displayed throughout the MFAH, such as[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Summer Art Explorers

    Beck Building, Law Building

    From fashion and portraits to landscapes and sculptures, journey through the Museum and explore works of art from around the world this summer! Families can embark on artistic adventures with games, toys, and storybooks in[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Summertime, and the Living Is Easy”

    Beck Building

    In his love letters to Fanny Brawne, poet John Keats wrote of summertime: “I almost wish we were butterflies and liv'd but three summer days—three such days with you I could fill with more delight[…]

  4. WORKSHOPS
    What Does It Mean to Make?

    Beck Building

    All teens ages 13–18 are welcome at this workshop. No previous art experience needed! Have you ever wondered, "How did they make that?" Experiment with new materials and ways of making art while developing tools[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Movement in Art

    Beck Building

    Artists often explore movement in art through a variety of methods. They depict motion, have viewers move around their works, or have their works move themselves. Come move with us through this 45-minute, motion-driven tour.[…]

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour on Thursday, when general admission is free and the MFAH is open late! Enjoy drinks at the cash bar, beats by a local DJ, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

11 Jul
Fri / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Soto and Other Site-Specific Art

    Law Building

    What makes art conceived for a particular site special? Why might a museum commission site-specific art? On this 45-minute tour, learn about several of these special works created and displayed throughout the MFAH, such as[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look Spotlight Tour “Movement in Art”

    Beck Building

    Artists often explore movement in art through a variety of methods. They depict motion, have viewers move around their works, or have their works move themselves. Come move with us through this 20-minute, motion-driven tour.[…]

  3. LECTURES
    The Pictures That Got Away: The Great Old Master Paintings That Sir Robert Walpole’s Grandson Sold to Catherine the Great

    Law Building

    Presented by Thierry Morel, PhD, organizing curator of the exhibition “Houghton Revisited”; former director, London Friends of the Hermitage; and member of the Advisory Board, Hermitage Museum Foundation (USA), Inc. Houghton Hall was originally designed[…]

  4. FILMS
    Anita: Speaking Truth to Power

    Law Building

    Television viewers around the world were transfixed in 1991 as a poised woman in a blue dress sat before a Senate committee of 14 white men, and—with a clear, unwavering voice—recounted the repeated acts of[…]

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