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  1. FILMS
    Linnea in Monet’s Garden

    Law Building

    Complementing the Museum’s exhibition Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River, this animated short film brings to life a popular children’s book about a little girl's love affair with Claude Monet's paintings. Linnea and[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “Asian Gallery: The Many Faces of Buddhism”

    Beck Building

    For centuries, most works of art were created to express beliefs about the nature of the divine.

  3. 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. Explore the monarchs and vibrant commercial markets that fed the rise of the[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Stories Behind American Silver”

    Beck Building

    Can a silver collection expose the politics of gender, class, and morals in America? Join this 20-minute tour of Silver: An American Art—Selections from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and discover stories of 19th-century[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Winter Break at the Museum

    Beck Building, Law Building

    This winter break, enjoy a frosty and snowy day—all from the warmth of the Museum halls, right here in Houston! Join the family fun as you explore the snow scenes and winter landscapes of artist[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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[…]

  7. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Musical Interludes with Monet

    Law Building

    Enjoy a brief gallery concert to enhance your experience with the landscapes and scenes of daily life and leisure in Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River. In conjunction with Da Camera Houston, the Museum[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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[…]

  9. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Shocking! Awesome!

    Beck Building

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

  10. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Musical Interludes with Monet

    Law Building

    Enjoy a brief gallery concert to enhance your experience with the landscapes and scenes of daily life and leisure in Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River. In conjunction with Da Camera Houston, the Museum[…]

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