17 Sep
Wed / 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
    Lunch + Look “Pre-Columbian Art”

    Beck Building

    The Americas were inhabited by many indigenous peoples before the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the late 15th century. Join this 45-minute tour for a look at works of art by some of these cultures[…]

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Ask a Curator Day 2016

    Off-site

    September 14 is Ask a Curator Day on social media, and we want to hear from you! The topic is “Emperors’ Treasures: Chinese Art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei.” Follow live on Twitter: @mfah 

18 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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour on Thursday, when general admission is free and the MFAH is open late! Enjoy drinks at the cash bar, beats by a local DJ, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  5. 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[…]

  6. LECTURES
    Britain Encounters Rome: Contact through Conquest and Consent

    Law Building

    Presented by Sadie Watson, PhD, Museum of London Archaeology.                                                                                                                     "If you can’t beat them, imitate them." Did that happen with the Roman conquest of Britain? Excavations in the summer of 2013 in London yielded[…]

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