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. 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[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The World of the Impressionists

    Beck Building

    It’s hard to believe that not so very long ago, some critics labeled Impressionist paintings “shocking,” “insulting,” and even “offensive.” One of the Museum's greatest treasures is the Beck Collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art.[…]

  6. 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,[…]

17 Aug
Mon / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: Fall 2015 Late Registration Open

    The Glassell Studio School

    Adults of all skill levels are invited to enroll in studio art and art history classes and workshops at the Glassell Studio School. Late registration and enrollment and faculty counseling for new and continuing students[…]

18 Aug
Tue / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: Fall 2015 Late Registration Open

    The Glassell Studio School

    Adults of all skill levels are invited to enroll in studio art and art history classes and workshops at the Glassell Studio School. Late registration and enrollment and faculty counseling for new and continuing students[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Family Storybook Circle

    Beck Building

    Join in a lively storybook adventure that connects art with fun and entertaining stories. Each month, Museum educators read a new storybook in the galleries and lead families on a brief exploration of the work[…]

  3. 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[…]

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