07 Mar
Sat / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Azalea Trail

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Rienzi

    Enjoy the beautiful gardens of the two MFAH house museums—Bayou Bend and Rienzi—as part of Houston’s annual Azalea Trail. Please note: Both houses are open only to Azalea Trail ticket holders during this three-day weekend.  Tickets are available in advance[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Triumphant Eucharist”

    Beck Building

    Long considered the pinnacle of Peter Paul Rubens’s innovative achievement in Flemish tapestry design, his paintings and tapestries in the series The Triumph of the Eucharist are among the most important works of art produced[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Life on Screen”

    Law Building

    The exhibition Unfolding Worlds: Japanese Screens and Contemporary Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection includes 28 sets of monumental screens from Edo-period Japan (1615–1868). Among the prominent themes depicted are nature, urban life, and Japanese literature.[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Life of Jesus

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute tour, follow the life of Jesus as depicted in works of art in the Museum's collections and in the exhibition Spectacular Rubens.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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[…]

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Opening Day Celebration: “For a New World to Come”

    Law Building

    Daido Moriyama and Keiji Uematsu, two renowned Japanese artists represented in the exhibition For a New World to Come: Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography, 1968–1979, look back to a critical period when photography played[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Arts of Islamic Lands: Selections from The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait

    Law Building

    Islamic masterworks from Kuwait’s renowned al-Sabah Collection come to the MFAH as part of a long-term collaboration with the cultural institution Dar-al-Athar al-Islamiyyah (DAI). The privately held al-Sabah Collection is one of the greatest collections[…]

  8. FILMS
    Dust in the Wind

    Law Building

    Introduced by Chien-hsin Tsai, University of Texas Appearance by Chu Tien-Wen, screenplay writer for Hou Hsiao-hsien “Teen lovers Wan and Huen are separated when Wan leaves their mining village to seek work in Taipei. Huen[…]

08 Mar
Sun / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Azalea Trail

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Rienzi

    Enjoy the beautiful gardens of the two MFAH house museums—Bayou Bend and Rienzi—as part of Houston’s annual Azalea Trail. Please note: Both houses are open only to Azalea Trail ticket holders during this three-day weekend.  Tickets are available in advance[…]

  2. 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[…]

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