21 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
    Gallery Talk at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Each month, Rienzi highlights a great work of art in its collection. Gallery talks are presented by Museum curators, conservators, and librarians. Admission is free, reservations encouraged. E-mail rienzi@mfah.org or call 713.639.7800.

  4. 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[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Opening Reception “2016 Core Exhibition”

    Beck Building

    Celebrate the opening of the 2016 Core Exhibition, a show of Core Program residents' work on view April 21 to May 26 in the Audrey Jones Beck Building. Admission is free!

  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 “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[…]

  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. LECTURES
    Swingin’ at the Savoy: Dance from the Big Band Era

    Law Building

    Presented by choreographer Andrea Cody, founding director of Dance Houston This lecture and performance, inspired by the Jazz Age vehicles and works of art in the exhibitions Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles,[…]

  10. 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[…]

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