28 Apr
Thu / 2016

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Rienzi Closed Today Only

    Rienzi

    Rienzi is closed today for a fundraising event. Visit Rienzi when regular hours resume on Friday, April 29.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Mother’s Day Jewelry Trunk Show: Designers Lynn Smith & Laura Castriotta

    MFA Shop

    Join jewelry designers Lynn Smith and Laura Castriotta at the MFA Shop for a presentation of their latest jewelry creations! Drop in—the shop is always free to visit. Lynn Smith's popular designs feature distinctive gemstones[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. 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[…]

  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
    Core Program Lecture: Lisa Sigal

    Beck Building

    Presented by artist Lisa Sigal Lisa Sigal's work lies at the intersection of painting, sculpture, installation, and architecture, suggesting a mutable delineation between the interior and exterior. Utilizing and expanding upon notions of space, she[…]

  10. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    “Objects of Impermanent Value” Presented by CORE Performance Company

    Law Building

    “All compounded things are impermanent.” Throughout his teachings, the Buddha repeated these words over and over and over again. Inspired by the many golden crowns and ancient representations of enlightened beings in the Museum’s collections[…]

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