04 Mar
Wed / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Photo Magic”

    Beck Building

    When photography was invented 175 years ago, can you imagine what it felt like to see such an image for the first time? People used terms like "divine perfection," “miraculous,” and “a little bit of[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. 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.[…]

05 Mar
Thu / 2015

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    The Material of Sleep: Quilts and Bedcovers in the Bayou Bend Collection

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Don't miss this rare chance to see many of Bayou Bend's antique textiles, brought out of preservation storage for one day only! Museum staff and textile experts are on hand to discuss these treasured quilts[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “What’s on View Today”

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and constantly changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything on view in one visit—so take a 45-minute tour that highlights signature objects. These tours promise to[…]

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    The Material of Sleep: Quilts and Bedcovers in the Bayou Bend Collection

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Don't miss this rare chance to see many of Bayou Bend's antique textiles, brought out of preservation storage for one day only! Museum staff and textile experts are on hand to discuss these treasured quilts[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Unfolding Worlds: Japanese Screens and Contemporary Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection

    Law Building

    Unfolding Worlds: Japanese Screens and Contemporary Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection includes a remarkable selection of paintings, revealing 300 years of artistic traditions and styles from the Edo period (1608–1850) to the present. The subjects[…]

  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
    Archaeological Institute of America Lecture “The Meeting of the Middle East and Europe: Culinary and Medical Contact”

    Law Building

    Presented by Michael Fuller, St. Louis Community College Jacques Pépin, Julia Child, and company have no idea the debt they owe Richard the Lionheart! Imagine the shock of the Crusaders when they discovered the cuisine,[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Passport to Life: The Egyptian Mummy”

    Beck Building

    Mummification was the ancient Egyptian burial practice believed to usher the deceased into the afterlife, while retaining an anchor in the physical realm. On this 20-minute tour, learn about the art, science, and secrets of[…]

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