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.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Rest of the Story

    Beck Building

    Works of art often depict a specific moment in a person’s life or a narrative. On this 45-minute tour learn the whole story about select works in the Museum’s collection, and gain insights about why[…]

  5. 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.

  6. 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[…]

31 Aug
Sun / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Alt Rock: Exploring a Sculpture by Zhan Wang”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Explore how Chinese artist Zhan Wang (born 1962) creates artificial rocks inspired by traditional Chinese scholar's stones. This program lets families discover how his shiny sculpture straddles China’s modern and traditional ideas of art and[…]

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