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 music, drinks from the bar, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Tragic Tales”

    Beck Building

    Greek tragedy or personal soap opera, this 20-minute tour explores works of art that feature a tragic tale. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery tours that feature one or two specific art[…]

  7. 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[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Artist Luxury: The Tiffany Window”

    Beck Building

    In America, Louis Comfort Tiffany’s last name is virtually synonymous with beautiful glass. He began experimenting with glass production in the late 1870s, quickly developing his virtuosic style characterized by richly modulated colors and textures.[…]

  9. LECTURES
    BIG Little House: Small Houses Designed by Architects

    Law Building

    Presented by architect and author Donna Kacmar In her just-released book, BIG Little House, award-winning architect Donna Kacmar introduces 20 real-life examples of small houses. Less than 1,000 square feet each, these projects reveal attitudes[…]

03 Apr
Fri / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look Art Bite Tour “Artist Luxury: The Tiffany Window”

    Beck Building

    In America, Louis Comfort Tiffany’s last name is virtually synonymous with beautiful glass. He began experimenting with glass production in the late 1870s, quickly developing his virtuosic style characterized by richly modulated colors and textures.[…]

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