30 May
Mon / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Monday Holiday: Open on Memorial Day

    Rienzi, Law Building, Beck Building, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    The Museum, Bayou Bend, Rienzi, and MFA Shop—usually closed on Monday—are open on Memorial Day. MFA Café is open today 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cullen Sculpture Garden is open seven days a week. Closing Day![…]

  2. FILMS
    Rififi

    Law Building

    After making such American noir classics as Brute Force and The Naked City, blacklisted director Jules Dassin went to Paris to film what the Los Angeles Times called “one of the great crime thrillers, the benchmark[…]

  3. 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[…]

31 May
Tue / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: Summer 2016 Late Registration Open

    The Glassell Studio School

    Adults of all skill levels are invited to enroll in studio art and art history classes and workshops at the Glassell Studio School. Late registration and enrollment and faculty counseling for new and continuing students[…]

  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[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching in the Gardens of Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Visit Bayou Bend during open-sketching hours, when guests are invited to draw from Bayou Bend’s natural woodlands and formal gardens. Paper, clipboards, and pencils are provided. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own campstools. Admission to the[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Treasures of the Caroline Wiess Law Building

    Law Building

    The original MFAH building, a “temple for art” designed by William Ward Watkin in the Neoclassical style, opened in 1924. Additions by Watkin and Houston architect Kenneth Franzheim, plus two major expansions by internationally renowned[…]

01 Jun
Wed / 2016

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Storytime Tours at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Introduce children to the magic of art and literature in an intimate, house-museum setting. Storytime Tours are a fun and interactive activity featuring stories related to themes highlighted in the Rienzi Collection. Free with Rienzi[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: Summer 2016 Late Registration Open

    The Glassell Studio School

    Adults of all skill levels are invited to enroll in studio art and art history classes and workshops at the Glassell Studio School. Late registration and enrollment and faculty counseling for new and continuing students[…]

  3. 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[…]

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