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[…]

28 Nov
Sat / 2015

  1. 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.[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Pleasure and Piety: The Art of Joachim Wtewael”

    Beck Building

    Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Pleasure and Piety: The Art of Joachim Wtewael (1566–1638)” This one-hour tour for members shows why Pleasure and Piety restores Mannerist painter ​Joachim Wtewael to his rightful place among the great masters of[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Body Talk”

    Beck Building

    So much communication occurs through body language. Gestures, eye contact, facial expressions, and the way a body is carried all send nonverbal messages. Come along on this tour and discover how body language speaks volumes[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: Visualizing Faith

    Beck Building

    Since the earliest days of human civilization, faith—whether in Osiris, Zeus, the God of Abraham, Allah, Buddha, or Hindu deities—has inspired timeless works of art that speak to the ongoing search for the meaning of[…]

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