22 Feb
Thu / 2018

  1. 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 music, drinks from the bar, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exploring the Artist’s Toolbox

    Beck Building

    Take a moment to touch, explore, and learn more about the different materials, processes, and techniques artists use to create works of art.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour

    Beck Building

    Discover something new every week with Art Bite tours, a series of 20-minute gallery tours that feature one or two specific art objects. The topic is the docent’s choice, so each tour is unique. These “bite”-size gallery experiences are quite a treat!

  4. LECTURES
    Glitterati: Portraits and Jewelry from Colonial Latin America

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    Law Building

    This lecture celebrating Spanish Colonial Paintings from the Thoma Collection explores the colonial world and the importance of showing off wealth through clothing and jewelry.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour

    Beck Building

    Discover something new every week with Art Bite tours, a series of 20-minute gallery tours that feature one or two specific art objects. The topic is the docent’s choice, so each tour is unique. These “bite”-size gallery experiences are quite a treat!

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour

    Beck Building

    Discover something new every week with Art Bite tours, a series of 20-minute gallery tours that feature one or two specific art objects. The topic is the docent’s choice, so each tour is unique. These “bite”-size gallery experiences are quite a treat!

23 Feb
Fri / 2018

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spanish Colonial Paintings from the Thoma Collection

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores the exhibition Spanish Colonial Paintings from the Thoma Collection, featuring selections from Carl and Marilynn Thoma’s celebrated private collection.

  2. FILMS
    Oscar Nominees: Animated Short Film

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    The MFAH is the only venue in Houston presenting all three programs of short films nominated for Academy Awards in 2018! Nominees for Best Animated Short Film include a Pixar tale about a lost-and-found box; an adaptation of a collection of Roald Dahl poems; and an ode to basketball brought to life by a legendary Disney director. Rated G unless otherwise noted.

  3. PERFORMANCES
    Gallery Concert: Houston Grand Opera Studio Recital

    Beck Building

    This gallery concert features a repertoire of works by renowned composers and surprise talents, all selected for your enjoyment by Houston Grand Opera Studio members. Tickets are available via Houston Grand Opera.

24 Feb
Sat / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    “Mix It Up with the MFAH” at Heights Mercantile

    Off-site

    This family-friendly program for ages 5 & older—held on the last Saturday of the month—offers art-making projects in a pop-up studio located near the public bike trail at Heights Mercantile. Location: 7th Street Outdoor Garden at Heights Mercantile (between Heights Boulevard & Yale Street)

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