26 Jun
Sun / 2016

  1. 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[…]

  2. 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. Each Sunday offers two storybook circles: one at 1:30 p.m. and the second at[…]

  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
    Goya: Visions of Flesh and Blood

    Law Building

    Francisco de Goya (1746–1828), Spain’s most celebrated artist, is widely considered the father of modern art. Not only a brilliant observer of everyday life and Spain’s troubled past, he was also a gifted portrait painter and social[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Celebrate Fathers!

    Beck Building

    Since ancient times, artists have celebrated extraordinary men who also happen to be fathers. Join this lively, 45-minute tour and journey through time to explore some of the Museum's most beloved works of art, showcasing[…]

  6. FILMS
    Eva Hesse

    Law Building

    Sunday's screening introduced by art historian Linda Shearer Talented artist Eva Hesse (1936–1970) tragically died of a brain tumor at age 34. Her pioneering sculptures using latex, fiberglass, and plastics helped establish the post-Minimalist movement.[…]

28 Jun
Tue / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Rienzi Docent Open House

    Rienzi

    • Do you love learning and enjoy sharing knowledge with others? • Do you have an interest in European art and Houston history? • Are you looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity? • Consider joining[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Playdate

    Beck Building

    Children up to 35 months old, and an adult caregiver, are invited to enjoy a multi-sensory experience in the galleries. Each MFAH Playdate focuses on a different work of art. Families sing songs, listen to storybooks,[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Family Storybook Circle

    Beck Building

    Join in a lively storybook adventure that connects art with fun and entertaining stories. Each month, Museum educators read a new storybook in the galleries and lead families on a brief exploration of the work[…]

  4. 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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