26 Aug
Tue / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Far from Home”

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute tour of works in the Museum's collections invites you to consider the impact of location on artists who leave their homes to travel or relocate—whether for leisure, inspiration, or refuge. ► Admission is free[…]

27 Aug
Wed / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “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. ► Admission is free[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Talk + Tour at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    "Historians on the Collection" Bayou Bend continues its popular Talk + Tour program with a series of talks presented by local historians. Speakers use objects from the collection as a window into historians’ thought processes[…]

28 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. 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.

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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.

  5. 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[…]

  6. 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.

29 Aug
Fri / 2014

  1. 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[…]

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