04 Jun
Thu / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Summer Art Explorers: Look, Discover, Create!

    Beck Building, Law Building

    From ceramics and fiber to paint and metalwork, families are invited to experiment and create with materials found in works throughout the Museum this summer!

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Passport Tour “Staycation: Discover the Spirit of America”

    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[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Encountering Asia

    Law Building

    Join curatorial staff from the Asian art department on this 45-minute exploration of the Arts of Asia galleries. Each “Encountering Asia” tour focuses on art from a different geographical area or a prevalent theme.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Travel Souvenirs”

    Beck Building

    In the late 16th century, it became fashionable for young aristocrats to visit Paris, Venice, Florence—and above all, Rome—as the culmination of a classical education. Thus was born the Grand Tour, a practice that introduced[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Cabinets of Curiosities and Wondrous Marvels”

    Beck Building

    In the 16th and 17th centuries, Cabinets of Curiosities—also known as Cabinets of Wonder—were encyclopedic collections of objects from a host of categories that today would be called antiquities, archaeology, ethnography, geology, natural history, paintings,[…]

  6. 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[…]

05 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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Opening Reception: Glassell Studio School “Annual Student Exhibition”

    The Glassell Studio School

    Celebrate the Studio School's Annual Student Exhibition at this opening reception, free and open to the public. The exhibition, a juried selection of outstanding student work from all Glassell Studio School departments, is on view June[…]

  3. FILMS
    Jazz Soundies: Jukebox Films of the 1940s

    Law Building

    Presented by jazz historian and film collector Mark Cantor From his vast archives, Mark Cantor showcases a treasure trove of jazz performances in films that were made in the 1940s for use on coin-operated viewing[…]

06 Jun
Sat / 2015

  1. 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[…]

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