08 Aug
Fri / 2014

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Special Topics in Art Education 2014

    Law Building

    This annual, weeklong course for teachers focuses on the development of personal studio skills balanced by the investigation of art activities for the classroom. Participants explore 2-D and 3-D assignments, new media, and ways to[…]

  2. 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.

  3. 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[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Pottery Fridays at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Explore the history of American craft at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens on selected Fridays this summer. Each two-hour program features free activities and art-making programs for children and their caregivers, centered on the ceramics[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    hang@MFAH Pop-Up Open House

    Beck Building

    Learn about programs for teens at the MFAH, see our 3-D printer in action, and try out projects such as LED throwies and art-making activities. Questions? E-mail hang@mfah.org This open house is free, so reserve[…]

  6. FILMS
    Stop the Pounding Heart

    Law Building

    Texas Premiere! On Friday, August 8, a Q&A follows the screening. Guests include filmmaker Roberto Minervini; Sara, LeeAnne, and Tim Carlson; and Colby Trichell. Italian-born filmmaker Roberto Minervini captures the lives of a devoutly Christian[…]

09 Aug
Sat / 2014

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Art Beyond Sight

    Beck Building

    In this gallery program for visitors who are blind or partially sighted, trained educators use verbal descriptions and hands-on materials to engage participants with the Museum’s art collections and exhibitions.

  2. 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[…]

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

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