28 Jan
Thu / 2016

  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
    Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America

    Law Building

    The exhibition Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America brings together a selection of major works by 21 artists who are recognized as pioneers or precursors of key artistic trends both inside and outside their[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Kiss of the Egg

    Law Building

    Experience a playful work featured in the exhibition Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America. Through a docent-led discussion, visitors consider the sculpture Kiss of the Egg by Mexican artist Gabriel Orozco (born 1962), one of the[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Pleasure and Piety: The Art of Joachim Wtewael

    Beck Building

    Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Pleasure and Piety: The Art of Joachim Wtewael (1566–1638)” A remarkable storyteller, Mannerist painter Joachim Wtewael depicted risqué mythological scenes and moralizing biblical tales with equal ease. He was a virtuoso[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Hearst Foundation Educator Preview

    Law Building

    Discover opportunities for educators at the MFAH! Designed for K–12 non-art teachers who have a passion for art, this workshop helps you learn teaching techniques for integrating art into your classroom. Hearst Foundation Educator Preview[…]

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour! General admission is free on Thursdays, so take advantage of the opportunity to discover your Museum at no cost. While you're here, grab a drink at the[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “New Year’s Resolutions”

    Beck Building

    We all make New Year’s resolutions, promising to do something that improves our physical, emotional, or intellectual wellbeing. On this 20-minute tour, make “get to know your Museum” number one on your list. Art Bite[…]

  8. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Meditation, Tea + Art “Tasting with Mindfulness”

    Beck Building

    Presented by: Beatrice Chan, curatorial assistant, Asian art Alejandro Chaoul, director, Ligmincha Center for Texas Institute for Tibetan Meditative and Healing Arts; director of education, Integrative Medicine Program, MD Anderson Cancer Center; and assistant professor,[…]

  9. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Visualizing the Unseen”

    Beck Building

    All around us are unseen forces which influence our lives without actually being seen by us: the forces of nature, music, the particles which form electricity, computers, and light, emotions, and the internal workings of[…]

  10. LECTURES
    Contemporary Art in Latin America: Frontiers of Art and the Moving Image in Latin America, 1990 to the Present

    Law Building

    Presented by Michael Wellen, assistant curator, Latin American art Within the last 25 years, video has become the most common feature of contemporary art across the globe. This lecture serves as a rough guide to[…]

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