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[…]

  2. FILMS
    A Poem Is a Naked Person

    Law Building

    Special guest at the screenings on August 28 & 29: Harrod Blank Digitally remastered and never officially released until 2015, the first feature-length documentary by Les Blank (1935–2013) has some critics declaring it the best rock 'n'[…]

05 Sep
Sat / 2015

  1. 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,[…]

  2. FILMS
    From Mayerling to Sarajevo

    Law Building

    Coinciding with the Habsburg Splendor exhibition (on view through September 13), this lavish, historically inspired period drama was directed by the great Max Ophüls (Lola Montès; The Earrings of Madame de . . .). The[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Focus Tour at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Enjoy an in-depth discussion about an intriguing aspect of the Rienzi Collection. These small, personal tours are limited to 10 people.

  4. 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[…]

  5. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Gallery Concert “Music for an Imperial Court: The Habsburgs at Play”

    Law Building

    To celebrate the final week of the spectacular exhibition Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna’s Imperial Collections, Ars Lyrica Houston performs 17th-century dance music of the Viennese court. This gallery concert features "Fencing School"—a musical depiction of[…]

  6. 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:[…]

  7. 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[…]

  8. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Gallery Concert “Music for an Imperial Court: The Habsburgs at Play”

    Law Building

    To celebrate the final week of the spectacular exhibition Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna’s Imperial Collections, Ars Lyrica Houston performs 17th-century dance music of the Viennese court. This gallery concert features "Fencing School"—a musical depiction of[…]

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