18 Feb
Wed / 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. 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.[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Asian Gallery: The Many Faces of Buddhism”

    Beck Building

    For centuries, most works of art were created to express beliefs about the nature of the divine. This 45-minute tour, the first in a series exploring the relationship between faith traditions and works of art,[…]

  4. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

19 Feb
Thu / 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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Adorning Adornment

    Beck Building

    Throughout history, art objects of sheer beauty have been created specifically to adorn the body, and to communicate status or rank. Join this 45-minute tour to explore objects in the Museum's collection—including jewels, crowns, funerary[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Speaker: Christine Gervais, associate curator, decorative arts and Rienzi This gallery talk features a discussion about a bergère, or armchair, which is part of an extensive suite of furniture originally supplied to Althorp, the English country home[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Spirit of America”

    Beck Building

    How can we define the ever-evolving character of America? On this 45-minute tour, explore the history, style, and subject matter of American art as it showcases the American spirit.

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

  6. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “Devi: The Mother Goddess and Her Various Forms”

    Law Building

    Presented by Prema Bhat, South Indian classical vocalist In Hindu mythology, the mother goddess is called Parvathi or Adi Parashakthi. From her, all other goddesses are manifest, including Devi, the divine mother. Devi is the[…]

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