14 May
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
    Exhibition Spotlight “A Photographer’s Collection: Gifts from Michael and Michele Marvins”

    Beck Building

    Take this 45-minute tour for a look at images created by a who's who of the greatest names in photographic history. The exhibition A Photographer’s Collection celebrates the gifts, both current and promised, that Houston photographer Michael Marvins and his[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    ¿Qué hay hoy en el Museo?

    Beck Building

    Este recorrido es presentado en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. ¿Qué hay para ver hoy en el Museo? Es imposible ver todo en una sola visita con más de 100 galerías y cambios constantes. Toma este recorrido[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rivals, Spies, and the Quest for White Gold: Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    Discover Rienzi’s porcelain splendors! This docent-led tour introduces you to the inspiring development of “white gold” in Europe during the 18th century. 

  6. 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.

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art + Wine “Argentina’s Liquid Gold: Malbec from Start to Finish”

    Beck Building

    Presented by Michael Wellen, assistant curator, Latin American and Latino art; and James King, Texas Wine School The exhibition Cosmic Dialogues: Selections from the Latin American Collection features an installation considered the defining work of Argentinean[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “In the Footsteps of the Impressionists”

    Beck Building

    Got spring fever? Ready to get out of town? Join the Impressionists and relax in a garden, stroll the Seine, wander the streets of Paris, or journey to Pont-Aven on this 20-minute tour of selected[…]

  9. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Artful Thursday: Handel’s “Alexander’s Feast”

    Law Building

    Presented by Matthew Dirst, artistic director, Ars Lyrica, and professor of music, Moores School of Music, University of Houston; and Yulia van Doren, soprano Matthew Dirst provides a preview and insights into Ars Lyrica's 2014–15[…]

  10. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Let’s drink to that!”

    Beck Building

    The custom of raising a glass and drinking to the prosperity, happiness, luck, or good health of another dates back at least to antiquity. In Rome, drinking to another's health became so important that the[…]

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