14 Apr
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
    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[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rivals, Spies, and the Quest for White Gold: Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    Discover Rienzi's porcelain splendors! This docent-led tour introduces you to the inspiring development of "white gold" in Europe during the 18th century. Explore the monarchs and vibrant commercial markets that fed the rise of the[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “The Original Selfies”

    Beck Building

    A photographic selfie has become a 21st-century phenomenon, with the first use of the word found on the Internet in 2002. But artists made selfies long before the rise of Facebook and social media. Discover[…]

  7. LECTURES
    “Conversations with the Director” Gary Tinterow Talks with Frank Stella

    Law Building

    In the ongoing “Conversations with the Director” series, Gary Tinterow, director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, engages an eclectic roster of guests in one-on-one conversations about the arts. Frank Stella—one of the most[…]

  8. 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[…]

  9. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Tiptoe through the Tulips”

    Beck Building

    Tiptoe to the window, by the window, that is where I'll be Come tiptoe through the tulips with me! Tiptoe from your pillow, to the shadow of a willow tree And tiptoe through the tulips[…]

  10. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Architecture Highlights of the Museum Campus”

    Beck Building

    The MFAH campus unites the brilliant architectural and design work of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Isamu Noguchi, and Rafael Moneo, part of a 75-year legacy of inspired commissions that spans from 1924 to 2000.[…]

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