18 Jun
Sat / 2016

  1. 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[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Saturday Sketch!

    Beck Building

    Sharpen your observation skills and have fun at the same time! Visitors are invited to explore the different techniques and tools that artists use to create sketches. An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to get you started. Join the instructor for 15-minute mini lessons given at 11 a.m., 12 noon, and 1 p.m.

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Father’s Day Weekend at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend offers holiday pricing and amenities for Father's Day weekend! Fathers and grandfathers get in free, and everyone else in the group receives discounted admission.

  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. 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[…]

  6. FILMS
    All Night Long

    Law Building

    This psychodrama from British director Basil Dearden is an update of Shakespeare's Othello. The tale of betrayal takes place one evening in the smoky, mod-jazz scene of early 1960s London. Paul Harris and Marti Stevens star as[…]

19 Jun
Sun / 2016

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Father’s Day Tours at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Share an afternoon with Dad while touring the art collection and beautiful gardens at Rienzi! Fathers and grandfathers get in for free, too.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Father’s Day Weekend at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend offers holiday pricing and amenities for Father's Day weekend! Fathers and grandfathers get in free, and everyone else in the group receives discounted admission.

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone

    Beck Building

    Families are invited to drop in and enjoy a variety of games, activities, looking guides, books, and mini-tours of the galleries. Recommended for ages 3+

  4. 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[…]

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