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[…]

  2. FILMS
    Finding Fela!

    Law Building

    Musician and activist Fela Kuti (1938–1997), credited with creating the musical movement Afrobeat, rose to international stardom. He turned his prominence into a political forum to oppose the Nigerian dictatorship, and after developing AIDS, he[…]

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