14 Aug
Thu / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gold Fever!

    Beck Building

    Explore the use of gold in various cultures on this 45-minute tour of the Glassell Collections of African, Indonesian, and Pre-Columbian Gold.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: Fall 2014 Registration Open

    The Glassell Studio School

    Adults of all skill levels are invited to enroll in studio art and art history classes and workshops at the Glassell Studio School during this period of fall semester registration and faculty counseling for new[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Mythical Creatures”

    Beck Building

    Discover all manner of mythical creatures hiding in plain sight in the Museum's collection on this 45-minute tour.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lejos de Casa

    Beck Building

    Esta charla se presenta en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. Mientras observamos detenidamente las obras permanentes del MFAH, consideremos el impacto que tiene en los artistas, el mudarse o viajar, ya sea por[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Tour “Status-Symbol Portraits”

    Beck Building

    How can a portrait convey status? Find out how the rich and famous have traditionally been depicted during this 20-minute 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 music, drinks from the bar, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Tour “Not Your Mother’s Furniture”

    Beck Building

    On this 20-minute tour, view a selection of furniture pieces that go above and beyond ordinary function.

  8. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “Archipenko’s Berlin: The Roaring Twenties”

    Law Building

    Presented by Anna Tahinci, PhD, professor and head of art history, Glassell School of Art. As a complement to the exhibition Alexander Archipenko: The Berlin Drawings, Anna Tahinci engages the audience in a multi-disciplinary reading of Berlin's visual and performing[…]

15 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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