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  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Art Beyond Sight

    Beck Building

    "Art Beyond Sight" is a gallery program for visitors who are blind or partially sighted. Trained educators use verbal descriptions and hands-on materials to engage participants with the Museum's art collections and exhibitions. Admission is[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    The MFAH Shop: Mother’s Day Jewelry Trunk Show

    Beck Building

    Just in time for Mother's Day, jewelry designers Laura Castriotta and Lynn Smith visit the Museum. See their latest creations at this two-day trunk show, May 8 and 9.  Drop in! The MFAH Shop is always free[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Mother’s Day Weekend at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens offers holiday pricing and amenities for Mother’s Day! Relax with a complimentary lemonade at the Lora Jean Kilroy Visitor and Education Center. Listen to live harp music, and check out[…]

  7. 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[…]

  8. 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[…]

  9. 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[…]

  10. LECTURES
    The Japanese Folding Screen: Form, Function, History, and Aesthetics

    Law Building

    Presented by Yukio Lippit, professor of the history of art and architecture, Japanese art, Harvard University, and director of the arts, Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study The Japanese folding screen, or byôbu, has been an[…]

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