29 May
Fri / 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. FILMS
    Extremely Young Film Festival

    Law Building

    The Extremely Young Film Festival showcases the innovative talents of young filmmakers from around the world. Aurora Picture Show accepts submissions for short-film entries in two age categories: youth and teen. All types of short[…]

30 May
Sat / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour: Sculpture “En Plein Air”

    Beck Building

    Discover the rich variety of sculptures en plein air (in the open air) that make the MFAH campus their home. This one-hour tour includes the Founders Garden (where Main Street and Montrose Boulevard converge on[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Art + Studio “Hydrospatial Hanging Sculptures”

    Beck Building

    This workshop for adults is inspired by the exhibition Cosmic Dialogues: Selections from the Latin American Collection. First, explore the design, construction, and utopian ideas behind the room-sized installation La ciudad hidroespacial (The Hydrospatial City) by Argentinean artist Gyula Kosice.[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. 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[…]

31 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. 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[…]

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