19 Jan
Mon / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Open on Monday Holiday

    Beck Building, Law Building, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Spend your Monday holidays at the MFAH! The Museum, MFAH Shop, Cafe Express, and Bayou Bend—usually closed on Mondays—are open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Cullen Sculpture Garden is open every day. Just added: We have[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Monet on Ice

    Law Building

    Celebrate the final weeks of the exhibition Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River with ice skating! The Museum's massive Cullinan Hall transforms into a winter wonderland with a full-size skating rink, for three[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “What’s on View Today”

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and constantly changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything on view in one visit—so take a 45-minute tour that highlights signature objects. These tours promise to[…]

  5. FILMS
    Stop Making Sense

    Law Building

    Stop Making Sense showcases David Byrne and the Talking Heads at the band's peak. Infectious renditions of "Take Me to the River," "Burning Down the House," and "Life during Wartime," along with surprise appearances by guest musicians, have[…]

20 Jan
Tue / 2015

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Family Workshop “Carved and Painted Kachina Dolls of Pueblo Cultures”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Homeschool families explore the carved, painted, and embellished Kachina dolls of Native American tribes of the Southwest. In the studio, homeschool families create their own works of art inspired by ceramics, kachina dolls, watercolors, textiles,[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Impressionists’ Wet Paint”

    Beck Building

    The Impressionists often used the technique of wet-on-wet, in which layers of wet paint are applied to previous layers of wet paint without waiting for the previous application to dry. On this 45-minute tour, look[…]

  3. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Family Workshop “Carved and Painted Kachina Dolls of Pueblo Cultures”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Homeschool families explore the carved, painted, and embellished Kachina dolls of Native American tribes of the Southwest. In the studio, homeschool families create their own works of art inspired by ceramics, kachina dolls, watercolors, textiles,[…]

21 Jan
Wed / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Shocking! Awesome!”

    Beck Building

    Emotional responses to art are not uncommon, and some works of art are even intended to provoke shock or awe. On this 45-minute docent-led tour, experience artworks that conjured powerful emotions when they were created;[…]

22 Jan
Thu / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Fangs, Feathers, and Fins

    Beck Building

    In the ancient Americas, the image of the jaguar, harpy eagle, howler monkey, and other beings were used to bestow supernatural powers, to protect, and for worship. During this 45-minute tour of the exhibition Fangs,[…]

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