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 music, drinks from the bar, 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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