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 drinks at the cash bar, beats by a local DJ, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Who Are Those Ancient Nudes in the Lobby?”

    Beck Building

    No century is without its celebrities and idols—nude images included! Join this 20-minute tour to explore the celebrities of ancient Greece and Rome, in all their splendor. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute[…]

  7. 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[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “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. This 20-minute tour explores objects in the Museum's collection—including jewels, crowns, funerary objects, and[…]

20 Feb
Fri / 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
    Lunch + Look 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 talks[…]

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