10 Jun
Fri / 2016

  1. EVENTS
    Members-Only Viewing “Kusama: At the End of the Universe”

    Law Building

    “In the human world, what arouses our body and feeling of vitality is Eternity. . . .Yet we keep flashing, disappearing, and again blossoming out in this Eternity.” —Yayoi Kusama Members are invited to immerse[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the MFAH

    Beck Building

    With so many exhibitions and galleries to explore at the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything on one visit. So join up with this tour that samples the diverse array of art on view at the MFAH today.

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

    Law 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[…]

  4. FILMS
    The Jazz Loft According to W. Eugene Smith

    Law Building

    In 1957, photo essayist W. Eugene Smith moved into an old building in Manhattan’s Flower District. Populated by painters, photographers, and composers, the building became a gathering spot for New York’s best jazz musicians. Smith[…]

11 Jun
Sat / 2016

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Art Beyond Sight

    Beck Building

    "Art Beyond Sight" is a gallery program for visitors who are blind or partially sighted. Trained educators use verbal descriptions and hands-on materials to engage participants with the Museum's art collections and exhibitions. Admission is[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members-Only Viewing “Kusama: At the End of the Universe”

    Law Building

    “In the human world, what arouses our body and feeling of vitality is Eternity. . . .Yet we keep flashing, disappearing, and again blossoming out in this Eternity.” —Yayoi Kusama Members are invited to immerse[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Around the World in 60 Minutes”

    Beck Building

    Where else in Houston can you travel from Europe and Asia to Africa and the Americas and still have time to pause and enjoy works of art along the way? MFAH members are invited to[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Recent Acquisitions at the MFAH

    Beck Building

    The Museum’s curators are constantly searching for works of art to enrich their collection areas. Get acquainted with a recent acquisition or two on this 20-minute Art Bite Tour. Art Bite tours are a series[…]

  5. EVENTS
    Family Art-Making Activity for Members

    Beck Building

    Drop in for an afternoon of family fun! MFAH members at the Family level and above are invited to enjoy an art-making activity inspired by the portraiture of German artist Franz X. Winterhalter, on view[…]

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Photography in the Gardens of Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Are you an amateur photographer? The Bayou Bend gardens provide a unique opportunity! Capture the beautiful blooms, gorgeous woodlands, and formal landscapes through your own lens. 

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