06 May
Fri / 2016

  1. EVENTS
    Members Double Discount Days

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, MFA Shop

    Find the perfect gifts for moms and grads at a discount! During Members Double Discount Days, MFAH members receive 20% off purchases in the MFA Shop and the Shop at Bayou Bend. That's twice the usual[…]

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

    Beck Building

    Take this tour to see a sample of the art treasures on display throughout the Beck Building, designed by Rafael Moneo.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Caroline Wiess Law Building

    Law Building

    Discover architectural and artistic treasures on this tour of the Law Building, designed by William Ward Watkin with additions by Kenneth Franzheim and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

  4. FILMS
    Absolute Beginners

    Law Building

    Presented by director Julien Temple, who also participates in the post-film discussion moderated by Bill Arning, director of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston This unconventional musical set in 1950s Britain centers on an 18-year-old photographer[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Mixed Media

    Law Building

    Dance the night away with Degas + DJs as this très French-themed Mixed Media party highlights Degas: A New Vision. Tickets include exclusive access to the exhibition! 

07 May
Sat / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Pilates Day at the MFAH

    Law Building

    On a beautiful spring morning, join us to celebrate Pilates Day, a global event designed by the Pilates Method Alliance to provide free Pilates experiences to communities around the world! Bring your mat for a[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Double Discount Days

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, MFA Shop

    Find the perfect gifts for moms and grads at a discount! During Members Double Discount Days, MFAH members receive 20% off purchases in the MFA Shop and the Shop at Bayou Bend. That's twice the usual[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rivals, Spies, and the Quest for White Gold: Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    Discover Rienzi’s porcelain splendors! This docent-led tour introduces you to the inspiring development of “white gold” in Europe during the 18th century. 

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter”

    Beck Building

    Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805–1873), born and trained in Germany, settled in Paris in 1834 and served as court painter to King Louis-Philippe. Executing more than 140 commissions for the French court, Winterhalter gained such acclaim[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Rites of Passage”

    Beck Building

    A rite of passage marks the transition from one phase of life to another. Although the term “rite of passage” is often used to describe the tumultuous transition from adolescence to adulthood, it can refer[…]

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