25 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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rivals, Spies, and the Quest for White Gold: Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    Discover Rienzi’s porcelain splendors! This docent-led tour introduces you to the inspiring development of “white gold” in Europe during the 18th century. 

  6. 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.

  7. 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[…]

  8. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Yoga Talk and Practice “Understanding the Self: A Yogic Perspective”

    Beck Building

    Talk and guided meditation presented by Smitha Mallaiah, assistant director, VYASA—Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana University, Houston, and mind-body specialist, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center’s integrative medicine program. Yoga practice led by Vishwarupa[…]

  9. 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[…]

  10. LECTURES
    Sheryl Conkelton “Hito Steyerl’s Moving Images”

    The Glassell Studio School

    The notion of documentary, including its important relationship to archives and its new flirtations with fictions, seems particularly elastic in this moment. Philosopher and artist Hito Steyerl has developed new ways of thinking about images[…]

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