05 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.

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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. 

  5. FILMS
    The 400 Blows

    Law Building

    The historical significance of The 400 Blows—one of the first films of the French New Wave—cannot be overstated. François Truffaut's feature-film debut follows a neglected and misunderstood French boy (Jean-Pierre Léaud, in the first of many[…]

  6. EVENTS
    Art Crowd Party “Shadows on the Wall”

    Beck Building

    You’re invited to join Art Crowd! The Museum's group for young members kicks off the fall season with an exclusive, after-hours viewing of the new exhibition Shadows on the Wall: Cameraless Photography from 1851 to Today.[…]

06 Sep
Sat / 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. LECTURES
    The English Country House: Then and Now

    Law Building

    The exhibition Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House evokes the grandeur of the home’s spectacular interiors. Built in the 1720s for Sir Robert Walpole, Britain’s first prime minister, Houghton Hall was designed as a[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “Isms and Schisms”

    Beck Building

    This one-hour members tour explores distinct works in the MFAH collection of Modern and Contemporary art with reference to some of the theories and manifestos that connected—or divided—artists and movements. Space is limited, and spots[…]

  4. 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[…]

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