11 Sep
Thu / 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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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 tour touches on all these[…]

  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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Arte de las Americas

    Beck Building

    Esta charla se presenta en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. Visite las galerias de Arte de las Americas y descubra la inmensa riqueza en oro, ceramica, arte plumario, en esta charla de[…]

  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
    Art Bite Tour “Technically Speaking”

    Beck Building

    This 20-minute Art Bite tour focuses on art-making techniques. Some methods have been used to depict that which is tangible, while others allow artists to express abstract concepts and universal themes. Art Bite tours are[…]

  7. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday: “Downton Abbey” and Houghton Hall—Alike or Not?

    Law Building

    Presented by St. John Flynn, arts & culture director, Houston Public Media; and Helen Mann, former vice consul for press and public affairs, British Consulate. Flynn and Mann are cohosts of “Manor of Speaking” on[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Love and Other Pleasures”

    Beck Building

    During this 20-minute Art Bite tour, get swept away by the romance—from sacred to profane, and from passionate to unrequited—that has inspired works of art. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery talks[…]

12 Sep
Fri / 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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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.

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