15 Aug
Sat / 2015

  1. FILMS
    Aurora Boot Camp: World Premiere

    Law Building

    Meet the next generation of Houston filmmakers! This showcase presents short films by young people enrolled in the summer filmmaking boot camps at Aurora Picture Show. Admission is free! No tickets needed. No need to[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Royal Treasures”

    Beck Building

    The exhibition Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections features paintings, royal carriages, costumes, armor, antiquities, and other treasures collected by the Habsburg Dynasty over five centuries. Though the MFAH is only 115 years old, it,[…]

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

    Beck Building

    Paintings by renowned Italian artists—from Carlo Dolci's intensely spiritual religious images and Luca Giordano's allegories, to the dramatic interpretations of Orazio Gentileschi and Francesco Solimena—are featured on these short tours. Discover a different work of art[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. 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[…]

  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. FILMS
    A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence

    Law Building

    A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence—the conclusion to filmmaker Roy Andersson’s “Trilogy of Life”—surprised many by nabbing the top prize at the 2014 Venice Film Festival. Citing Dostoevsky as a primary influence,[…]

16 Aug
Sun / 2015

  1. 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[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “From Place to Place: The Art of Travel”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    This summer, families are invited to discover the spectacular treasures in Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna’s Imperial Collections. During August, explore planes, trains, and automobiles! See how artists depict the art of travel and movement. Go on[…]

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