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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look Spotlight Tour “The Rest of the Story”

    Beck Building

    A works of art often depicts a specific moment in a person’s life or a narrative. On this 20-minute tour, learn the whole story about select works in the Museum’s collections, and gain insights into[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. LECTURES
    William Kent: Designing for the Grand Tour Taste

    Law Building

    Presented by Julius Bryant, keeper of word and image, Victoria and Albert Museum, London. William Kent (1685–1748), the designer of Houghton Hall, led the world of art and design in Britain in the early-to-mid-18th century,[…]

  5. FILMS
    Manakamana

    Law Building

    The view from a Nepalese cable car is a window on the world in this one-of-a-kind ethnographic documentary. William Blake’s oft-quoted observation about finding the world in a grain of sand comes to mind more[…]

02 Aug
Sat / 2014

  1. EVENTS
    Members Tour “The Good Life”

    Beck Building

    What is the good life? The things we possess, the people we know, the foods we eat, the wines we taste, the loves we share, the art we collect. This one-hour tour for members touches[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Far From Home

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute tour of works in the MFAH permanent collection, consider the impact of location on artists who leave their homes to travel or relocate, whether for leisure, inspiration, or refuge.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Marville: Picturing Paris

    Beck Building

    Enjoy the startling clarity, lyrical beauty, and historical significance of Charles Marville’s photographs of Paris in the 19th century on this 45-minute tour of the exhibition Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Rest of the Story

    Beck Building

    Works of art often depict a specific moment in a person’s life or a narrative. On this 45-minute tour learn the whole story about select works in the Museum’s collection, and gain insights about why[…]

  5. 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.

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