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[…]

30 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.

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