25 Dec
Fri / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Christmas Day: MFAH Closed

    Cullen Sculpture Garden

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

26 Dec
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 “Contingent Beauty”

    Beck Building

    Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America” Explore a selection of major works by Latin American artists who have made significant contributions to the global art scene in recent[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Winter Break at the Museum

    Beck Building

    This winter break, join the family fun as you explore a lifetime of art created by American artist Mark Rothko. Visit the exhibition Mark Rothko: A Retrospective and explore the full range of his career,[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Downtime”

    Beck Building

    Indulge your imagination! Chill out, relax, enjoy, lie under a tree, and smell the roses through works of art selected from the Museum's collections.  Art Bite tours are a series of lively, 20-minute gallery tours that[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Christmas Village at Bayou Bend with Santa and his reindeer

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Discover an immersive Christmas experience at beautiful Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. This year's Christmas Village is more exciting than ever! Get in the spirit of the holiday with carolers, Santa, a faux-snowball play area, holiday treats, art-making activities, and—on eight nights—a live reindeer, all on 14 acres of gardens and art nestled in River Oaks.

27 Dec
Sun / 2015

  1. 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. 

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Winter Break at the Museum

    Beck Building

    This winter break, join the family fun as you explore a lifetime of art created by American artist Mark Rothko. Visit the exhibition Mark Rothko: A Retrospective and explore the full range of his career,[…]

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