03 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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights Tour: American Decorative Arts and Design

    Beck Building

    Visit the American art galleries with Marissa Hershon, curatorial assistant for decorative arts and design. This 45-minute tour explores the theme of texture across a variety of media, spanning furniture and metalwork of the Arts[…]

  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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art, Body & Mind “Be Still as a Mountain”

    Law Building

    Presented by Master Blue Siytangco, Blue Siytangco Taiji Kungfu Academy The complete curriculum of Chen-style taijiquan (tai chi) is broad and profound. It contains all manner of physical conditioning, forms, martial applications, and weapons training. It[…]

  6. FILMS
    The Great Museum

    Law Building

    Presented in conjunction with "Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections" The Great Museum offers a revealing look behind the scenes of Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Museum. Over several years, the staff of this remarkable institution prepared[…]

  7. 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[…]

  8. WORKSHOPS
    Tangible Things

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    People make history through the things they gather, create, collect, exhibit, exchange, throw away, or ignore. What can we learn from the objects left behind? "Tangible Things," a five-session course on material culture, is a[…]

  9. 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[…]

04 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[…]

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