20 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[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    On Sunday afternoons, visit the Rienzi gardens and capture their oasis-in-the-city beauty from behind the lens. Snap photos of the colorful flowers, lush green spaces, interesting architectural details, and eclectic statues. Use #rienzigardens to share your[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Focus Tour at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Enjoy an in-depth discussion about an intriguing aspect of the Rienzi Collection.

  4. LECTURES
    Mark Rothko: Toward the Light in the Chapel

    Law Building

    Presented by author Annie Cohen-Solal ("Mark Rothko: Toward the Light in the Chapel") in conjunction with the exhibition "Mark Rothko: A Retrospective" Mark Rothko—immigrant, artist, pioneer—reshaped the landscape of American painting, creating among the most[…]

  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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: The Body Beautiful

    Beck Building

    The human body has figured prominently in the creative expression of nearly all cultures from the beginning of civilization. Through art, the body becomes a site for defining individual identity, constructing ideals, expressing power, and[…]

  7. FILMS
    The Tales of Hoffmann

    Law Building

    There are few better ways to celebrate this year’s Technicolor centennial than with Powell and Pressburger’s lush interpretation of Offenbach’s 1881 opera, The Tales of Hoffmann. A tour-de-force of dance, music, color, and pioneering special[…]

21 Sep
Mon / 2015

  1. EVENTS
    Behind-the-Scenes Experience “Hirsch Library”

    Law Building

    Presented by Jon Evans, chief librarian Enjoy an hour exploring the hidden treasures and inner workings of the Museum's Hirsch Library. Exclusive to members at the Benefactor level, and Leadership Circle donors. Invitations are mailed[…]

22 Sep
Tue / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: The Body Beautiful

    Beck Building

    The human body has figured prominently in the creative expression of nearly all cultures from the beginning of civilization. Through art, the body becomes a site for defining individual identity, constructing ideals, expressing power, and[…]

23 Sep
Wed / 2015

  1. 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[…]

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