28 Sep
Sun / 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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching in the Galleries

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Sketch works of art in the galleries during this informal program. Sharpen your observation skills, and have fun at the same time! An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Visit the Rienzi gardens and capture their oasis-in-the-city beauty from behind the lens. Snap photos of the colorful flowers, lush green spaces, interesting architectural details, and eclectic statues. 

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “An American Tradition in Silver”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it’s ArtTime—FamilyTime at the Museum. Look for signs in the main lobbies to tell you which gallery the Family Zone is located in that day. In the Family Zone, spend some time with[…]

  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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “The Artist: Picasso”

    Beck Building

    Join this 20-minute Art Bite tour for a quick glimpse at the life and work of 20th-century Modern master Pablo Picasso. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery talks that feature one or[…]

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exhibition Celebration “Spirited Impressions: A Kinder Foundation Education Center Exhibition”

    Law Building

    Bring your family and friends—and your camera! Please join the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in honoring students from Aldine ISD's Eisenhower Senior High School who created the works of art in the Kinder Foundation[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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[…]

  9. LECTURES
    Archaeological Institute of America Lecture “On [Hair]Pins and Needles: Roman Hairstyles”

    Law Building

    Presented by Janet Stephens, hairdresser and archaeologist. “There she was, just a-walkin’ down the street”—it’s always been about keeping up appearances, even 2,000 years ago! During this talk and demonstration, discover what an appointment with a[…]

30 Sep
Tue / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “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. ► Admission is free when you purchase[…]

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