19 Jun
Fri / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Passport Tour “Glories of the Ancient World”

    Beck Building

    Make the MFAH your staycation destination! Travel around the globe, through time, and to other worlds in 45-minute Passport Tours. Join all of these summer tours and get to know the wonderful treasures that transform the Museum into an international[…]

  2. 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. 

  3. FILMS
    The Cool World

    Law Building

    Filmed in Harlem with nonprofessional actors, director Shirley Clarke’s second feature is a powerful slice of urban life in the early 1960s. The Cool World follows 15-year-old Duke and his street gang, the Royal Pythons.[…]

20 Jun
Sat / 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. EVENTS
    Members Tour: Spotlight on Latin America “Cosmic Dialogues”

    Beck Building

    Let’s travel into space! Explore the stunning array of art in Cosmic Dialogues: Selections from the Latin American Collection. Central to the exhibition is Gyula Kosice’s room-sized installation La ciudad hidroespacial (The Hydrospatial City), a miniature space[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Father’s Day Weekend at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens offers special admission and amenities on Father’s Day Weekend! Fathers and grandfathers get in free on Saturday and Sunday afternoon, and others in the group receive discounted admission: $10 for[…]

  4. EVENTS
    Family Art-Making Activity for Members

    Beck Building

    Drop in for an afternoon of family fun! MFAH members at the Family level and above are invited to enjoy an art-making activity inspired by the portraiture of German artist Franz X. Winterhalter, on view[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Let’s Go Dutch!”

    Beck Building

    Discover a different painting every week! This 20-minute Art Bite tour features a renowned Old Master each Thursday evening in July. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery tours that feature one or two[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Passport Tour “Splendors of Asian Art”

    Law Building

    Make the MFAH your staycation destination! Travel around the globe, through time, and to other worlds in 45-minute Passport Tours. Join all of these summer tours and get to know the wonderful treasures that transform the Museum into[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Exhibition Spotlight “American Modern”

    Beck Building

    Art collector Alice C. Simkins brings a scholar’s eye to her passion for American Modernism. She seeks out signature drawings, watercolors, and sculptures that illuminate the great innovations artists brought forward in the first decades[…]

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