22 Aug
Sat / 2015

  1. 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,[…]

  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. FILMS
    The Third Man

    Law Building

    Presented in conjunction with "Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections" Often listed among the greatest movies of all time, director Carol Reed’s film noir set in post-World War II Vienna is a moody, atmospheric[…]

  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. LECTURES
    Vienna’s Spectacular Treasure Trove of Old Master Paintings

    Law Building

    Presented by Helga Aurisch, curator of European art; co-curator of "Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna’s Imperial Collections" The exhibition Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna’s Imperial Collections comprises paintings by a Who's Who of great names in Renaissance[…]

  9. FILMS
    Invasión

    Law Building

    Introduced by Michael Wellen, assistant curator, Latin American and Latino art, in conjunction with the exhibition Cosmic Dialogues: Selections from the Latin American Collection "Invasión, conceived by author Jorge Luis Borges, is an Iliad-inspired journey[…]

23 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[…]

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