08 Aug
Sat / 2015

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Art Beyond Sight

    Beck Building

    In this gallery program for visitors who are blind or partially sighted, trained educators use verbal descriptions and hands-on materials to engage participants with the Museum’s art collections and exhibitions.

  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. 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[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. 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[…]

  8. 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[…]

  9. FILMS
    Güeros

    Law Building

    Alonso Ruiz Palacios’s feature debut is a youthful and mischievous explosion of refreshing energy. With sharp black-and-white cinematography reminiscent of the 1960s, Güeros follows a trio of young men in 1999 with too much time on their[…]

09 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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