07 May
Thu / 2015

  1. EVENTS
    Members Double Discount Days

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, MFA Shop

    Find the perfect gifts for moms and grads at a discount! During Members Double Discount Days, MFAH members receive 20% off purchases in the MFA Shop and the Shop at Bayou Bend. That's twice the usual[…]

  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. FILMS
    Rubens: The Spectacle of Life

    Law Building

    Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Spectacular Rubens. The unique, one-hour documentary Rubens: The Spectacle of Life offers a fascinating overview of the life, career, and legacy of renowned artist Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640). His[…]

  5. 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.[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Unfolding Worlds: Japanese Screens and Contemporary Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection

    Law Building

    Unfolding Worlds: Japanese Screens and Contemporary Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection includes a remarkable selection of paintings, revealing 300 years of artistic traditions and styles from the Edo period (1608–1850) to the present. The subjects[…]

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour! General admission is free on Thursdays, so take advantage of the opportunity to discover your Museum at no cost. While you're here, grab a drink at the[…]

  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
    Art, Body & Mind “Exploring the Self—A Yogic Perspective”

    Law Building

    Presented by H. R. Nagendra, S-VYASA Yoga University Gain a deeper understanding of self and explore right yoga practices (for each level) to help achieve optimal health! Yoga, an ancient Indian science, provides concepts for[…]

  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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