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[…]

  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
    The Salt of the Earth

    Law Building

    For 40 years, Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado traveled the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major events of recent history—international conflicts, starvation, and exodus. He is now embarking[…]

  7. 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[…]

10 Aug
Mon / 2015

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Looking Together

    Beck Building

    Looking Together is designed for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia and their family members or care partners. Discover and discuss works of art together during this hour-long program in the galleries.

11 Aug
Tue / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Family Storybook Circle

    Beck Building

    Join in a lively storybook adventure that connects art with fun and entertaining stories. Drop in to participate! Admission is free for Museum members and for children 12 & younger.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: Fall 2015 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 during this period of fall semester registration and faculty counseling for new[…]

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