17 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
    Gallery Talk at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Each month, Rienzi highlights a great work of art in its collection. Gallery talks are presented by Museum curators, conservators, and librarians. Admission is free, reservations encouraged. E-mail rienzi@mfah.org or call 713.639.7800.

  4. 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.[…]

  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
    Christmas Village at Bayou Bend with Santa and his reindeer

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Last entry at the door is 8:30 p.m. House tours are timed and subject to availability, with final entry to the house at 9:15 p.m. This holiday season, Santa and his reindeer visit Bayou Bend[…]

  7. 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[…]

  8. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Artful Thursday “The 5th Annual Navidad Latina: Latin American & English Christmas Carols”

    Law Building

    Presented by the Latin Quartet: Nicolas Real, flute; Jorge Polanco, Venezuelan cuatro and guitar; Raquel Cepeda, vocals; Luzbel Jimenez, percussion Celebrate the holiday season with Latin American flair! The Latin Quartet performs a repertoire of[…]

  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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Through the Camera’s Eye”

    Beck Building

    In the 21st century, it’s hard to imagine what it must have felt like, nearly 200 years ago, to see a photograph for the first time. After photography was invented, people described the images as[…]

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