01 Apr
Wed / 2015

  1. 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[…]

  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. LECTURES
    Thomas Lax “When the Stars Begin to Fall”

    Off-site

    Location: DiverseWorks, 4102 Fannin Street #200, Houston Curator Thomas J. Lax discusses his final exhibition at the Studio Museum in Harlem, When Stars Begin to Fall: Imagination and the American South, an exploration of “outsider” art[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    13th Annual Dance Salad Festival Choreographers’ Forum

    Law Building

    Each year, the Dance Salad Festival Choreographers’ Forum at the Museum offers the opportunity to glimpse the creative process of some of the choreographers participating in the festival. This year’s forum honors the work of[…]

02 Apr
Thu / 2015

  1. 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.[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Something Old, New, Borrowed, and Blue

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute tour, play along with us as we turn this beloved American proverb into our thematic lens and look at artworks in our galleries that are very old, extremely new/contemporary, borrowed, and at[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Arts of the Islamic World”

    Law Building

    The ancient trading route called the Silk Road wound its way through Islamic lands, encouraging a cultural exchange that provided artists with a diverse array of motifs, influences, and inspiration. On this 45-minute tour of[…]

  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 drinks at the cash bar, beats by a local DJ, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art + Tea “Japanese Matcha and More”

    Beck Building

    Presented by Chadō instructor Masumi (Soumi) Koster and students The way of tea is a Japanese cultural tradition involving the preparation and presentation of matcha, powdered green tea. In a tea room, a small group[…]

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