21 Feb
Sat / 2015

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Teacher Workshop “Pages of Possibility: Bookmaking and Altering”

    Law Building

    In this workshop for K–12 educators, create an artistic sketchbook and discover a selection of techniques to transform discarded books into works of art through cutting, folding, rolling, and collage. About Teacher Workshops Designed for[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. WORKSHOPS
    Photography Workshop: Capturing Nature’s Beauty at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Presented by Elicia Garcia, Houston Center for Photography Get the best nature photographs from your camera or smartphone! Bayou Bend’s glorious 14-acre gardens provide the setting for this workshop introducing digital photographers to the principles of[…]

  4. EVENTS
    Members Lounge

    Beck Building

    Members enjoy complimentary coffee and pastries when visiting the Museum this morning. Available from 10 a.m. to noon in Farish Studio, on the lower level of the Audrey Jones Beck Building. For all levels of[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rivals, Spies, and the Quest for White Gold: Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    Discover Rienzi’s porcelain splendors! This docent-led tour introduces you to the inspiring development of “white gold” in Europe during the 18th century. 

  6. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Arts of the Islamic Lands”

    Beck Building

    As part of a long-term collaboration with the cultural institution Dar-al-Athar al-Islamiyyah, Islamic masterworks from Kuwait’s renowned al-Sabah Collection come to the Museum in the exhibition Arts of Islamic Lands: Selections from The al-Sabah Collection,[…]

  7. 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[…]

  8. 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[…]

  9. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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,[…]

  10. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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.

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