16 Apr
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  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[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. FILMS
    The Italian Job

    Law Building

    Introduced by teen members of Houston Art New Generation (hang@MFAH), who also lead a post-film discussion A team of career criminals frolics through Turin, Italy, in MINI Coopers—all part of a complicated plan to steal[…]

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Teen Open House “Drivers Ed”

    Law Building

    Join hang@MFAH teen leadership group members for Drivers Ed! This new program is designed by teens, for teens. Today's event includes the classic 1969 movie The Italian Job on the big screen, DIY-inspired art-making activities, bites[…]

  8. 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[…]

  9. 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[…]

  10. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Members Tour “Franz Xaver Winterhalter: Portraiture in the Age of Social Change”

    Law Building

    Led by Eugene Barilo von Reisberg, essayist for the exhibition catalogue for “High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter” Discover the stories and history of Franz Winterhalter's exquisite portraits in this tour for MFAH[…]

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