15 Feb
Sun / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Loading-Dock Sale

    MFA Shop

    The MFAH Shop opens the doors to the loading dock for a special sale. You'll discover regular merchandise at new prices, other items at temporary prices, and unbelievable last-chance finds. Stock up on heavily discounted[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching in the Galleries

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Sketch works of art in the galleries during this informal program. Sharpen your observation skills, and have fun at the same time! An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Bayou Bend Family Day: Love and Friendship

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    An amazing day of fun and entertainment awaits visitors at Bayou Bend Family Days. Activities, music, demonstrations, performances, craft workshops, giveaways, and more abound throughout the home and gardens. Enjoy tours of the first floor[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Active Artists: A Closer Look at American Art”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    American Abstract Expressionist Joan Mitchell (1925–1992) created works of art filled with bright colors and energetic lines. Visit the exhibition Line: Making the Mark to discover how artists use positive and negative space, contrasting colors, and[…]

  5. 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. 

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Fancy Feasting”

    Beck Building

    The preparation, service, and consumption of food is a universal subject. This 20-minute tour examines food-related narratives in the art throughout cultures of the world. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery tours[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    What’s on View Today?

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and constantly changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything on view in one visit—so take a 45-minute tour that highlights signature objects. These tours promise to[…]

  8. PERFORMANCES
    Baroque Music Sundays at Rienzi “Songs of Love and Romance”

    Rienzi

    Early Music Southwest presents a concert of romantic 18th-century music for Valentine's Day weekend, sung by Houston favorite Timothy Jones, baritone. Tickets Admission is $22 for MFAH members, $25 for nonmembers. Tickets include a reception after the performance. The[…]

  9. LECTURES
    Opening Day Lecture “The Seductive Power of Rubens”

    Law Building

    Presented by Alejandro Vergara, curator of Flemish and Northern European paintings, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid; organizing co-curator of the exhibition Spectacular Rubens; and coauthor of the exhibition catalogue The large sketches that Peter Paul[…]

  10. FILMS
    Hiroshima mon amour

    Law Building

    The first feature film by Alain Resnais (1922–2014), Hiroshima mon amour is a masterpiece that chronicles a brief relationship in post-World War II Japan between a French actress, played by Emmanuelle Riva (Oscar nominee for[…]

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