10 Dec
Thu / 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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: The Body Beautiful

    Beck Building

    The human body has figured prominently in the creative expression of nearly all cultures from the beginning of civilization. Through art, the body becomes a site for defining individual identity, constructing ideals, expressing power, and[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Encountering Asia

    Law Building

    Join curatorial staff from the Asian art department on this 45-minute exploration of the Arts of Asia galleries. Each "Encountering Asia" tour focuses on art from a different geographical area or prevalent theme in Asian[…]

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

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour on Thursday, when general admission is free and the MFAH is open late! Enjoy drinks at the cash bar, beats by a local DJ, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: Student Art Sale | Preview Party

    The Glassell Studio School

    Shop the Glassell School of Art's Student Art Sale early, and enjoy holiday refreshments! Plus, take this opportunity to check out the Studio School’s temporary home, all at 2450 Holcombe Boulevard. Tickets $20 admission at the[…]

  7. LECTURES
    Artist’s Talk: Photographer Sally Mann

    Law Building

    In this rare Houston appearance, Sally Mann, one of America’s most renowned photographers, discusses her groundbreaking new book, Hold Still—a revealing and beautifully written memoir and family history.  The idea for the book catalyzed as[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “A Taste of History: A Different Theme Every Week”

    Beck Building

    Discover a different intersection between art and history every week! Go beyond exploring a work of art in terms of art movements and artistic styles. All works of art are created within a historical context that[…]

  9. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Discovery Carts

    Beck Building

    Stop by the Discovery Cart and do something you can’t do anywhere else in the Museum—touch and feel the materials from which works of art are made. 

  10. PERFORMANCES
    Cabaret Da Camera at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens hosts cabaret-style performances by Da Camera artists. Each performance is staged inside the elaborate Cristal Palace Spiegeltent—the Belgian “tent of mirrors” situated in Bayou Bend's Diana Garden during the holiday season. Built about 1900,[…]

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