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[…]

06 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[…]

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