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
    Sketching the Treasures of the Habsburg Dynasty

    Law Building

    Sharpen your observation skills and sketch the magnificent treasures collected by one of Europe's longest-reigning dynasties! This art-making activity is inspired by the exhibition Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections. A teaching artist is on hand[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  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. 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[…]

  8. 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[…]

07 Sep
Mon / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Monday Holiday: Open on Labor Day

    Law Building, Rienzi, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Beck Building

    Spend your Monday holidays at the MFAH! The Museum, Bayou Bend, and Rienzi—usually closed on Mondays—are open on Labor Day. Cullen Sculpture Garden is open every day. Final Week! At the Museum, be sure to see Habsburg Splendor:[…]

  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[…]

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