19 Aug
Wed / 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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Today at the MFAH

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and ever-changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything in one visit. So take a 45-minute tour that samples the diverse array of art on view at[…]

20 Aug
Thu / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Passport Tour “Splendors of Asian Art”

    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[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour on Thursday, when general admission is free and the MFAH is open late! Enjoy drinks at the cash bar, beats by a local DJ, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art + Wine “The Habsburgs’ Cellar: Western Kingdoms”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Presented by: • Helga Aurisch, curator of European art; co-curator of "Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna’s Imperial Collections" • Benjamin Roberts, sommelier, Republic National Distributing Company The Habsburgs ruled over many European countries, and married into even more[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. WORKSHOPS
    Tangible Things

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    People make history through the things they gather, create, collect, exhibit, exchange, throw away, or ignore. What can we learn from the objects left behind? "Tangible Things," a five-session course on material culture, is a[…]

  7. 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[…]

21 Aug
Fri / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Pottery Fridays at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Explore the history of American craft at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens on selected Fridays this summer. Each two-hour program features free activities and art-making programs for children and their caregivers, centered on the ceramics[…]

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