21 Aug
Thu / 2014

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour! General admission is free on Thursdays, so take advantage of the opportunity to discover your Museum at no cost. While you're here, grab a drink at the[…]

  4. 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.

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art + Wine “Cheers! The British Taste for Wine”

    Beck Building

    This program complements the exhibition Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House. Imagine hosting a fine dinner at an English country house. What drinks would be served to your guests before, during, or after[…]

  6. FILMS
    On Approval

    Law Building

    Enjoy a restored version of this perfectly British comedy that caused a sensation at the recent Turner Classic Movies Classic Film Festival! Two wealthy Victorian widows are courted tentatively by two impoverished British aristocrats. When[…]

22 Aug
Fri / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Little Art Adventures

    MFAH Visitors Center

    Little Art Adventures is a special program designed for children ages 3 to 5 years old and an adult companion. The experience includes a storybook circle, creative shape and color play, the creation of a[…]

  2. 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.

  3. FILMS
    Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case

    Law Building

    After 81 days of solitary detention, world-famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei (born 1957) is put under house arrest. He suffers from a sleeping disorder and memory loss; 18 cameras are monitoring his studio and home; police[…]

23 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[…]

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