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[…]

  7. 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[…]

  8. LECTURES
    Screening: Films by Hito Steyerl

    The Glassell Studio School

    This screening at the Glassell School of Art presents films and recorded lecture-performances by Berlin-based artist and theorist Hito Steyerl. Political yet playful, these works deal with images and systems of media circulation and deftly[…]

19 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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