31 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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Disfrutando el Verano

    Beck Building

    Esta charla se presenta en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. Disfrute de las delicias del verano en este recorrido de 45 minutos a través de obras del siglo XIX, que abarcan desde París,[…]

  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. FILMS
    Barry Lyndon

    Law Building

    Ryan O'Neal stars as an 18th-century Irish cad whose lack of integrity leads him down a path of self-destruction. During adolescence, he falls foolishly in love, then must abandon the area after a duel. He[…]

  7. 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 music, drinks from the bar, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  8. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Yoga Talk & Practice: “Patañjali’s Ashtanga Yoga (Eight Limbs of Yoga)”

    Cullen Sculpture Garden, Law Building

    Presented by Sri N. V. Raghuram, director for spiritual studies, SVYASA Yoga University, India; and chairman and founder of Yoga Bharati, USA. Friends of Asian Art and the Museum’s department of learning and interpretation invite[…]

01 Aug
Fri / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of Modern and Contemporary Art

    Beck Building

    Examine a sampling of artists and art movements from the 20th and 21st centuries during this 45-minute tour.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Pottery Fridays at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Explore the history of American craft at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens on selected Fridays this summer. Each two-hour program features free activities and art-making programs for children and their caregivers, centered on the ceramics[…]

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