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[…]

  3. 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[…]

01 Sep
Mon / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Labor Day: Museum Open

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Spend your Monday holidays at the MFAH! The Museum, MFAH Shop, and Cafe Express are open on Labor Day. Cullen Sculpture Garden is open every day. What's on view? Current Exhibitions at the MFAH

  2. FILMS
    The 400 Blows

    Law Building

    The historical significance of The 400 Blows—one of the first films of the French New Wave—cannot be overstated. François Truffaut's feature-film debut follows a neglected and misunderstood French boy (Jean-Pierre Léaud, in the first of many[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Favorite Highlights”

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute tour features some of the best-known and best-loved works in the MFAH collections. Each tour is a unique experience as the docent selects different works of art for each gallery talk.

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching in the Galleries

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Sketch works of art in the galleries during this informal program. Sharpen your observation skills, and have fun at the same time! An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to[…]

02 Sep
Tue / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Book Sale: Expand Your Stacks

    MFA Shop

    In an unprecedented sale at The MFAH Shop, selected books in all categories range from 30% to 50% off. Although many marked-down books are centrally displayed, be sure to browse the shelves for even more[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Family Storybook Circle

    Beck Building

    Join in a lively storybook adventure that connects art with fun and entertaining stories. Each month, Museum educators read a new storybook in the galleries and lead families on a brief exploration of the work[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Heroes and Heroines”

    Beck Building

    What is a hero? This 45-minute tour interprets cross-cultural perspectives on legendary figures, national heroes, and men and women who are admired for their personal qualities and achievements. ► Admission is free when you purchase[…]

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