31 Mar
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
    Impressionism: Art and Modernity

    Beck Building

    In 1874, a group of artists who called themselves the Cooperative and Anonymous Association of Painters, Sculptors, and Engravers organized their first exhibition in Paris, independent of the official Salon of the French Academy that[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    All That Jazz

    Beck Building

    The term “Jazz Age” was made popular by American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald, who wrote that it was a time when “the parties were bigger, the pace was faster, the buildings were higher, the morals[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Discovery Carts

    Beck Building

    Stop by the Discovery Cart and do something you can’t do anywhere else in the Museum—touch and feel the materials from which works of art are made. The Discovery Carts focus on six different art-making[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Spring Fever”

    Beck Building

    In his hit song, Spring Fever, Elvis Presley sang: Well, if you feel the wanderlust Just grab a car or hop a bus In every town there's excitement to be found So much is happening[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Tell Me a Story”

    Beck Building

    Works of art often depict scenes from narrative stories derived from mythology, religion, history, fable, or literature. Discover a different story in the Museum’s galleries each week on this 20-minute Art Bite Tour. Art Bite[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “All in the Family”

    Beck Building

    Love them or avoid them, families and family get-togethers are simply a part of life. Discover a different family in the Museum’s galleries each week on this 20-minute Art Bite Tour. Art Bite tours are[…]

01 Apr
Fri / 2016

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Fashion in Art

    Beck Building

    For centuries, individuals or societies have used fashion as a form of nonverbal communication to indicate occupation, rank, gender, class, wealth, and group affiliation. Fashion not only embraces clothing, but also accessories, jewelry, hairstyles, beauty[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Sleek and Sensuous

    Beck Building

    The grace and modern luxury of Art Deco designs reigned supreme between the two World Wars. An eclectic, machine-inspired decorative style, Art Deco emerged at a time when rapid industrialization was transforming Western culture. In[…]

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