06 Aug
Thu / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Fall Semester at the Glassell Junior School: New-Student Registration Opens Today

    The Glassell Junior School

    Get ready for another creative fall at the Glassell Junior School! Registration for fall classes begins today for new students. Registration is ongoing until the third class meeting of full-semester courses. Choose from a variety[…]

  2. FILMS
    Monsters, Inc.

    Law Building

    Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Shadow Monsters The animated feature Monsters, Inc. tells the story of lovable Sulley (voice of John Goodman) and his wisecracking sidekick, Mike (Billy Crystal). They are the top scare[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Encountering Asia

    Law Building

    Join curatorial staff from the Asian art department on this 45-minute exploration of the Arts of Asia galleries. Each "Encountering Asia" tour focuses on art from a different geographical area or prevalent theme in Asian[…]

  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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art, Body & Mind “Yoga for Couples: Strengthening Relationships”

    Law Building

    Presented by: • Smitha Mallaiah, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and VYASA Houston • Vishwarup Nanjundappa, VYASA Houston Studies indicate that people in healthy relationships experience more happiness and manage stress better. When practiced regularly, yoga promotes healthy[…]

  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. FILMS
    The Great Museum

    Law Building

    Presented in conjunction with "Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections" The Great Museum offers a revealing look behind the scenes of Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Museum. Over several years, the staff of this remarkable institution prepared[…]

  9. 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[…]

  10. 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[…]

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