27 May
Wed / 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
    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[…]

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

  4. 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. 

28 May
Thu / 2015

  1. 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[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. 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[…]

  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[…]

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