11 Sep
Fri / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: The World, Our Home

    Beck Building

    From the earliest times, people have found sustenance and solace, challenge and mystery, in the natural world. Art has been a means to express their awe of, communion with, dependence on, and isolation from the[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Rienzi Collection

    Rienzi

    Experience the depth and breadth of the Rienzi Collection on this one-hour, docent-led tour. Guests explore the glamour of 18th- and 19th-century Europe through beautiful examples of painting, porcelain, furniture, and metalwork.  Free with Rienzi admission.[…]

  3. FILMS
    Bitter Lake

    Law Building

    Meet the filmmaker at a pre-film reception in the Caroline Wiess Law Building's North Foyer at 6:00 p.m. Post-film discussion with filmmaker Adam Curtis; moderated by Bill White, former mayor of Houston Iconoclastic journalist Adam[…]

12 Sep
Sat / 2015

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Art Beyond Sight

    Beck Building

    "Art Beyond Sight" is a 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. Admission is[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Defining the Body”

    Beck Building

    This one-hour tour for MFAH members explores Defining the Body: Contemporary Figuration on Paper. An exhibition of prints and drawings from the Museum’s collection, Defining the Body reflects artists’ preoccupation, over the last 50 years,[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Exotic and Unusual Materials”

    Beck Building

    You may tend to think of fine art as made of traditional materials, such as oil and acrylic paints, ink, marble, stone, and ceramics. But artists have also created wonderfully innovative works using a variety[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: Myth Making

    Beck Building

    All through history, people across cultures—in order to help make sense of the world in which they live, and their place in the universe—have created myths about super humans, heroes, and gods.  Fall Tour Series:[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. FILMS
    The Quays in 35mm

    Law Building

    Since the late 1970s, identical twins Stephen and Timothy Quay have amassed a filmography distinguished by their innovative and mesmerizing puppet animation. Filtering visual, literary, musical, cinematic, and philosophical influences through their own utterly distinctive[…]

13 Sep
Sun / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Jugs and Jars: Exploring Texas Pottery”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Ceramics have been made in Texas since the prehistoric era. This September, families are invited to explore 19th–century stoneware pottery made right here in the Lone Star State, on view in Texas Clay. Go on[…]

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