09 Jul
Thu / 2015

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Learning Through Art Summer Institute: Grades 6–8

    Beck Building

    This three-day Learning Through Art institute for middle-school educators introduces a new way of thinking about curriculum and professional development in the art museum. Research has shown that an education in the arts is key[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Summer Art Explorers

    Beck Building, Law Building

    From fashion and portraits to landscapes and sculptures, journey through the Museum and explore works of art from around the world this summer! Families can embark on artistic adventures with games, toys, and storybooks in[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Passport Tour “Treasures of Latin American Art”

    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[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Discovery Box

    Beck Building

    What do raw pigments look like? What tools do painters use? How does the artist prepare the surface, such as wood or canvas, for painting? During selected Happy Hour Thursdays, stop by the Discovery Box cart[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Other Worlds—Fantastic Visions”

    Beck Building

    Take a quick trip to wonderland! This summer, the Museum is brimming with otherworldly destinations—real and imaginary, virtual and tangible. You’ll be amazed by the way artists have transformed reality into fantastic visions of shadow[…]

10 Jul
Fri / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Passport Tour “African Royalty”

    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 an[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Friday Focus Tour at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Start your weekend at Rienzi! On the second and fourth Friday of the month, enjoy an in-depth tour and discussion about an intriguing aspect of the Rienzi Collection. These small, personal tours are limited to 10[…]

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