30 Apr
Thu / 2015

  1. 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[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursday: Latin Wave

    Beck Building

    Kick off one of the Museum's most popular annual film festivals at this Latin Wave-infused Happy Hour Thursday. Enjoy drinks, beats, and food-truck bites. To celebrate the opening of Latin Wave 10, tonight's specialty drink is[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art + Cuisine “The Art of Sushi”

    Beck Building

    Presented by Carl Rosa, founder, Sushi Club of Houston Have you ever wanted to learn how to make sushi? This hands-on “Sushi 101” begins with an introduction about truly understanding sushi and how to determine[…]

  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. FILMS
    Behavior

    Law Building

    Ernesto Daranas’s debut feature Behavior has impressed audiences by taking on taboo topics and revealing the less picturesque realities of life in Cuba. Eleven-year-old Chala (Armando Valdes Freire) lives with his mother Sonia (Yuliet Cruz),[…]

  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. FILMS
    Manos sucias

    Law Building

    Introduced by producer Elena Greenlee Manos sucias follows Jacobo (Jarlin Javier Martinez) and Delio (Cristian James Abvincula), estranged brothers who reunite on a lucrative drug run. Jacobo seems hardened beyond his years, in contrast to[…]

01 May
Fri / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Today at the MFAH”

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and ever-changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything in one visit. So take a 45-minute tour that samples the diverse array of art on view at[…]

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