16 Sep
Wed / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Ask a Curator Day 2015

    Off-site

    Online event! To see the questions & answers, follow live on Twitter: @mfah September 16 is Ask a Curator Day on social media, and we want to hear from you! The topic is Mark Rothko, so[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: Visualizing Faith

    Beck Building

    Since the earliest days of human civilization, faith—whether in Osiris, Zeus, the God of Abraham, Allah, Buddha, or Hindu deities—has inspired timeless works of art that speak to the ongoing search for the meaning of[…]

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

17 Sep
Thu / 2015

  1. 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[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: Love, Romance, and Everything in Between

    Beck Building

    Sophocles, the ancient Greek playwright famous for his tragedies, once wrote: “One word frees us from all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.” Discover the many faces of love that are on view[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art + Cuisine “Truly Texas Mexican: A Native Culinary Heritage in Recipes”

    Beck Building

    Presented by chef and author Adán Medrano “Should we eat the art?” During this dinner and conversation, the answer is a firm “yes.” Tonight's unique dining/art experience celebrates the culinary story of the first inhabitants[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “A Taste of History: A Different Theme Every Week”

    Beck Building

    Discover a different intersection between art and history every week! Go beyond exploring a work of art in terms of art movements and artistic styles. All works of art are created within a historical context that[…]

  5. LECTURES
    How Elihu Yale Made His Fortune in India and Founded Yale University

    Law Building

    Presented by historian and gem expert Benjamin Zucker, coauthor of "Elihu Yale: Merchant, Collector & Patron" This lecture traces the remarkable story of the Welsh merchant for whom Yale University is named. Elihu Yale (1649–1721)[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Downtime”

    Beck Building

    Indulge your imagination! Chill out, relax, enjoy, lie under a tree, and smell the roses through works of art selected from the Museum's collections.  Art Bite tours are a series of lively, 20-minute gallery tours that[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Through the Camera’s Eye”

    Beck Building

    In the 21st century, it’s hard to imagine what it must have felt like, nearly 200 years ago, to see a photograph for the first time. After photography was invented, people described the images as[…]

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