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  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Destination USA: A Different Painting Every Week”

    Beck Building

    Travel the USA through the work of renowned American painters. The MFAH collection features an abundance of selections: the luscious landscapes of the Hudson River School; Frederic Remington's paintings of the American West; John Singer Sargent’s society[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Summer Fine Arts Workshop at Rienzi “Fancy Nancy’s Artsy Adventures”

    Rienzi

    "Fancy Nancy's Artsy Adventures" invites families to grab glitter glue and create their own fancy paper dolls and accessories, inspired by the elegant portraits of 18th-century men and women at Rienzi. After the art-making activity, enjoy[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching the Treasures of the Habsburg Dynasty

    Law Building

    Sharpen your observation skills and sketch the magnificent treasures collected by one of Europe's longest-reigning dynasties! This art-making activity is inspired by the exhibition Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections. A teaching artist is on hand[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Beyond the Battlefield: Arms & Armor around the World”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    This summer, families are invited to discover the spectacular treasures in Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna’s Imperial Collections. During July, explore armor, helmets, and shields from all around the world. Learn about the art of protection, both[…]

  5. FILMS
    The Sound of Music

    Law Building

    Each screening includes an intermission Presented in conjunction with "Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections" Julie Andrews stars as Maria in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s movie musical—celebrating its 50th anniversary!—about a nun who leaves the convent[…]

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Visit the Rienzi gardens and capture their oasis-in-the-city beauty from behind the lens. Snap photos of the colorful flowers, lush green spaces, interesting architectural details, and eclectic statues. 

  7. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Viennese Music in the Galleries

    Law Building

    Enjoy an informal gallery concert when you visit the exhibition Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections. Students from the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston perform a broad range of classical music[…]

  8. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Show & Tell “Armor Display & Fencing Demonstrations”

    Law Building

    Presented by armorer Dez Armstrong, and two fencers and a fencing coach from Salle Mauro Fencing Academy, Houston, in conjunction with the exhibition "Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections" Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna’s Imperial[…]

  9. 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[…]

  10. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Other Worlds—Fantastic Visions

    Beck Building

    Journey to extraordinary wonderlands this summer! The Museum is brimming with otherworldly destinations—real and imaginary, tangible and virtual. On this 45-minute tour, you might turn into a virtual monster; enter a fanciful time warp where teapots[…]

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