05 Feb
Thu / 2015

  1. 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[…]

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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[…]

  5. 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[…]

06 Feb
Fri / 2015

  1. 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[…]

  2. 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. 

  3. FILMS
    Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation

    Law Building

    Final screening added! Sunday, March 8, 2 p.m. One of the most iconic and enduring structures ever built, Barcelona’s La Sagrada Familia is an architectural project conceived by Antoni Gaudí in the late 19th century.[…]

07 Feb
Sat / 2015

  1. WORKSHOPS
    “Learning Through Art at the MFAH” Workshop for Elementary Educators: Cultures across the Curriculum

    Law Building

    In this workshop for elementary educators, investigate cultural connections by utilizing various types of problem solving strategies and collaborative investigations in conjunction with core subject areas. Encourage a classroom of innovation by utilizing geometric reasoning,[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    “Learning Through Art at the MFAH” Workshop for Middle School Educators: Understanding Bias and Assumption

    Beck Building

    How can works of art help viewers understand bias and assumptions? In this workshop for middle school educators, explore how to incorporate works of art into the practice of analyzing and synthesizing information. About Learning[…]

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