23 Nov
Mon / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Spring Semester at the Glassell Junior School: Registration Opens Today

    The Glassell Junior School

    Start planning for spring at the Glassell Junior School! Registration for spring classes begins today for continuing students, scholarship students, and MFAH members at the Family level and above. Registration for new students begins Monday,[…]

  2. FILMS
    True Stories

    Law Building

    Introduced by Stephanie Saint Sanchez, Señorita Cinema Talking Heads frontman David Byrne directs and narrates this affectionate but cautionary tale about the imaginary town of Virgil, Texas. True Stories details Virgil’s sesquicentennial (150th anniversary) celebration,[…]

24 Nov
Tue / 2015

  1. EVENTS
    Members Double Discount Days

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, MFA Shop

    Find the perfect gifts for moms and grads at a discount! During Members Double Discount Days, MFAH members receive 20% off purchases in the MFA Shop and the Shop at Bayou Bend. That's twice the usual[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: Love, Romance, and Everything in Between

    Beck Building

    Sophocles, the ancient Greek playwright famous for his tragedies, once wrote: “One word frees us from all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.” Discover the many faces of love that are on view[…]

25 Nov
Wed / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: Myth Making

    Beck Building

    All through history, people across cultures—in order to help make sense of the world in which they live, and their place in the universe—have created myths about super humans, heroes, and gods.  Fall Tour Series:[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Rienzi Collection

    Rienzi

    Experience the depth and breadth of the Rienzi Collection on this one-hour, docent-led tour. Guests explore the glamour of 18th- and 19th-century Europe through beautiful examples of painting, porcelain, furniture, and metalwork.  Free with Rienzi admission.[…]

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

26 Nov
Thu / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Thanksgiving Day: MFAH Closed

    Cullen Sculpture Garden

    The Museum, Bayou Bend, and Rienzi are closed on Thanksgiving Day. Cullen Sculpture Garden is open every day, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

27 Nov
Fri / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Today at the MFAH

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and ever-changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything in one visit. So take a 45-minute tour that samples the diverse array of art on view at[…]

  2. FILMS
    The Assassin

    Law Building

    Master filmmaker Hou Hsiao-hsien won Best Director at Cannes for this lavishly told tale, which occurs in the 9th century when China is being torn apart militarily. Yinniang (Shu Qi) was abducted as a child[…]

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