15 May
Sun / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Texas Children’s Art Festival

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens presents an afternoon celebrating art—created by and for children—that helps forge a connection to Texas and American heritage. Families are invited to enjoy art-making workshops; participate in a collaborative group[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    On Sunday afternoons, visit the Rienzi gardens and capture their oasis-in-the-city beauty from behind the lens. Snap photos of the colorful flowers, lush green spaces, interesting architectural details, and eclectic statues. Use #rienzigardens to share your[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Go on an adventure in the galleries, listen to special storybooks, sharpen looking skills with sketching, and create works of art. This suite of programs includes: Sunday Storybook Circle Make connections between a storybook and[…]

  4. FILMS
    Trip Along Exodus

    Law Building

    Filmmaker leads a Q&A following the screening This feature-length documentary explores the last 70 years of Palestinian politics as seen through the eyes of the filmmaker’s father, author and leftist intellectual Elias Shoufani (1932–2013). Trip Along[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Treasures of the MFAH

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and frequently changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything on view in one visit—so join us for a 45-minute tour that samples the diverse array of[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Celebrate Mothers!

    Beck Building

    Since ancient times, artists have celebrated extraordinary women who also happen to be mothers. Join this lively, 45-minute tour and journey through time to explore some of the Museum's most beloved artworks that showcase the[…]

  7. FILMS
    2016 Core Residency Films

    Law Building

    The Core Program at the Glassell School of Art awards residencies to exceptional, motivated visual artists and critical writers who have completed their undergraduate or graduate training and are working to develop a sustainable practice.[…]

16 May
Mon / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exclusive Tour “High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter”

    Law Building

    Led by Helga K. Aurisch, curator, European art, and organizing curator of  “High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter” In 1866, art critic Arthur Stevens wrote of Franz Xaver Winterhalter: “He specializes in painting the[…]

17 May
Tue / 2016

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Family Workshop “High Society: Exploring the Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter”

    Law Building

    In the exhibition galleries of High Society, homeschool families explore portraits by 19th-century artist Franz Xaver Winterhalter, who was born in a small German village and would become the preferred painter of royal families across[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Treasures of the Audrey Jones Beck Building

    Beck Building

    In 1992, Spanish architect Rafael Moneo was enlisted to design the next MFAH expansion, to be named for Museum patron Audrey Jones Beck. The Beck Building was created to hold the Museum’s collections of masterworks[…]

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