15 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. EVENTS
    Patron-Plus Viewing Hours “High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter”

    Law Building

    Museum members at the Patron level and above are invited to preview High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter before the exhibition opens to the general membership and to the public. Drop in anytime[…]

  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. EVENTS
    Members Preview Lecture “High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter”

    Law Building

    Presented by art historian and author Richard Ormond Museum members are invited to an exclusive lecture about High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter, before the exhibition opens to the public. About the Speaker[…]

  5. EVENTS
    Members Preview Party “High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter”

    Law Building

    Museum members are invited to preview High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter before the exhibition opens to the public. Drinks are available for sale by credit card at the bar. ► Don't miss[…]

  6. FILMS
    Watermark

    Law Building

    One of the 2016 Biennial’s featured artists is Edward Burtynsky, who codirected this acclaimed documentary. The film brings together diverse stories from around the globe about our relationship with water: how we are drawn to[…]

16 Apr
Sat / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    DEFINE at the MFAH

    Beck Building

    This exclusive fitness program from DEFINE body & mind is inspired by Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940. Join in an outdoor bounce workshop that kicks your fitness goals into gear with a[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Daytime Preview “High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter”

    Law Building

    Museum members are invited to preview High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter before the exhibition opens to the public. Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. For members at all levels.[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “Lookin’ Good!”

    Beck Building

    A portrait is typically defined as a representation of a specific individual. More than simply recording a person’s features, a portrait evokes a sense of the subject’s presence and says something about status and personality.[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art Deco Architecture Walking Tour

    Off-site, MFAH Visitors Center

    Art Deco style lives again inside the MFAH with the roadsters in Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940 and the luxury items in Deco Nights: Evenings in the Jazz Age. Join architect Celeste[…]

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