13 Dec
Sun / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Rothko's Layered Paint”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    One of the most famous painters in American art, Mark Rothko embraced the beauty of pure abstraction and created many works of art featuring soft, rectangular forms floating on a field of color, including the[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Visit the Rienzi gardens and capture their oasis-in-the-city beauty from behind the lens. Snap photos of the colorful flowers, lush green spaces, interesting architectural details, and eclectic statues. 

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    La visita a Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Este recorrido es presentado en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. Disfruta con toda profundidad la Colección de Rienzi en este recorrido dirigido por un docente. Los visitantes podrán explorar el esplendor de los siglos 18 y 19[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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)” A remarkable storyteller, Mannerist painter Joachim Wtewael depicted risqué mythological scenes and moralizing biblical tales with equal ease. He was a virtuoso[…]

  6. 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.[…]

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Members Holiday Party

    Beck Building, Law Building

    At the annual Holiday Party, MFAH members have exclusive access to celebrate the season with music, magic, refreshments, creative activities, and more!

  8. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Museum Closes at 5 p.m. Today

    Beck Building, Law Building

    The Beck Building and the Law Building close at 5 p.m. today for the annual Members Holiday Party. Cullen Sculpture Garden is open until 10 p.m. as usual.

14 Dec
Mon / 2015

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Looking Together

    Beck Building

    Looking Together is designed for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia and their family members or care partners. Discover and discuss works of art together during this hour-long program in the galleries.

15 Dec
Tue / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: The World, Our Home

    Beck Building

    From the earliest times, people have found sustenance and solace, challenge and mystery, in the natural world. Art has been a means to express their awe of, communion with, dependence on, and isolation from the[…]

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