20 Jul
Sun / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Delicate Suspense: Exploring a Sculpture by Alexander Calder”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Known as the inventor of the mobile, American artist Alexander Calder created works of art suspended in the air, freely moving above. Families are invited to look up to the sky and explore a kinetic[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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[…]

  3. FILMS
    The Go-Between

    Law Building

    An elderly man recalls his young life as a messenger in pre-World War I England between aristocratic Lady Trimingham (Julie Christie) and groundskeeper Ted Burgess (Alan Bates). The forbidden love story builds to a climax[…]

22 Jul
Tue / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Family Storybook Circle

    Beck Building

    Join in a lively storybook adventure that connects art with fun and entertaining stories. Each month, Museum educators read a new storybook in the galleries and lead families on a brief exploration of the work[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Unique Highlights”

    Beck Building

    Join up with this 45-minute tour for an insider's look at works of art that are unique to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. ► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from the daily[…]

23 Jul
Wed / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Storytime Tour

    Rienzi

    Introduce children to the magic of art and literature in an intimate, house-museum setting. Storytime Tours are fun and interactive, with tales that relate to themes highlighted in the Rienzi Collection. Admission is free. Reservations[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Unique Highlights”

    Beck Building

    Join up with this 45-minute tour for an insider's look at works of art that are unique to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. ► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from the daily[…]

  3. 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[…]

24 Jul
Thu / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Fall 2014 Classes at the Glassell Junior School: Registration Opens Today

    The Glassell Junior School

    Get ready for another exciting and creative fall semester at the Glassell Junior School! Registration for Fall 2014 begins today for continuing students, scholarship students, and MFAH members at the family level and above. New-student[…]

  2. 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[…]

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