17 May
Sun / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching in the Galleries

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Sketch works of art in the galleries during this informal program. Sharpen your observation skills, and have fun at the same time! An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to[…]

  2. FILMS
    She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry

    Law Building

    Newly added screenings! The inspiring She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry takes audiences from the 1966 founding of NOW (National Organization for Women), when women still wore hats and gloves, to the emergence of more radical[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “A Modern Take on the Natural World”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    From the Paleolithic paintings in the caves of Lascaux, France, to the works of artists today, nature has always been a theme depicted in all types of art. In the galleries, families are invited to[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Texas Children’s Art Festival

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens presents an afternoon celebrating art—created by and for children—that helps forge a connection to Texas and American heritage. Families are invited to enjoy art-making workshops; participate in a collaborative group[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Visit the Rienzi gardens and capture their oasis-in-the-city beauty from behind the lens. Snap photos of the colorful flowers, lush green spaces, interesting architectural details, and eclectic statues. 

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Don’t mess with the gods!”

    Beck Building

    What happens when mere mortals try to best the Greco-Roman gods? Find out on this 20-minute tour. Caution! The story doesn’t have a happy ending. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery tours[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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[…]

  8. 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[…]

  9. FILMS
    Song of the Sea

    Law Building

    From the filmmakers who made 2009’s highly regarded The Secret of Kells comes the animated tale of selkies from Irish and Scottish legends. Ben lives with his widowed father, Conner, and mute baby sister, Saoirse,[…]

19 May
Tue / 2015

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Family Workshop “Sunshine in the Sculpture Garden”

    Cullen Sculpture Garden

    Sculptor Isamu Noguchi, designer of the Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden, described his gardens as “sculpture for sculpture.” Spend a spring day surrounded by the sculptures of Louise Bourgeois, Henri Matisse, Auguste Rodin,[…]

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