28 Feb
Sat / 2015

  1. EVENTS
    Members Daytime Preview “Unfolding Worlds: Japanese Screens and Contemporary Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection”

    Law Building

    Museum members are invited to view Unfolding Worlds: Japanese Screens and Contemporary Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection before the exhibition opens to the public. Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. For all[…]

  2. 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,[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. 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,[…]

  6. 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.

  7. FILMS
    The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq

    Law Building

    This droll, witty farce wryly blends reality and fiction while interpreting events from September 2011, when France was riveted by the kidnapping of the celebrated and controversial author Michel Houellebecq. He failed to show for[…]

  8. FILMS
    The French Minister

    Law Building

    The veteran auteur Bertrand Tavernier makes a surprise entry in this year’s Five Funny French Films series with a sly, energetic film about the daily grind of diplomacy. Arthur is the new speechwriter for the[…]

01 Mar
Sun / 2015

  1. 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[…]

  2. 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. 

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