04 Jul
Fri / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Museum Open on 4th of July

    Beck Building, Law Building

    The Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Independence Day. ► Exhibitions on View Bayou Bend is open for its annual 4th of July Celebration from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Rienzi is closed. Cullen[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    4th of July Celebration at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Celebrate Independence Day at Houston’s home for American decorative arts and paintings. The annual 4th of July festival at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens offers up an extravaganza of Americana: performers, crafts, activities, refreshments, and more.[…]

05 Jul
Sat / 2014

  1. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Marville: Picturing Paris”

    Beck Building

    Known as the official photographer of Paris, Charles Marville (1813–1879) photographed the city both before and after its medieval streets were razed to make way for the broad boulevards, parks, and monumental buildings we have[…]

  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. 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[…]

  4. 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.[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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.

06 Jul
Sun / 2014

  1. 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[…]

  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[…]

08 Jul
Tue / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Rienzi Docent Open House

    Rienzi

    • Do you love learning and enjoy sharing knowledge with others? • Do you have an interest in European art and Houston history? • Are you looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity? • Consider joining[…]

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