01 Jul
Fri / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Little Artists

    Beck Building

    Children ages 3 to 5 are invited to experience an exciting art adventure at the MFAH! Together with an adult caregiver, kids learn about the materials and process used to create different ceramic sculptures from[…]

  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 Adventures of Robin Hood

    Law Building

    Saturday's screening introduced by Pete Vonder Haar from the Houston Film Critics Society This Technicolor swashbuckler is one of eight movies costarring Olivia de Havilland and Errol Flynn. It’s set in England during the Crusades,[…]

02 Jul
Sat / 2016

  1. 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[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour: The Post-Impressionist “Isms”

    Beck Building

    Impressionism was based on the objective recording of nature and effects of color and light. Many artists who exhibited with the Impressionists abandoned the style in favor of their own highly personal forms of artistic[…]

  3. FILMS
    A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    Law Building

    Stage producer Max Reinhardt resolved that Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with its visual imagery and fantasy elements, would make a delightful film. Olivia de Havilland appeared as Hermia in a local production of the[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Celebrate Freedom!”

    Beck Building

    “O say does that Star-Spangled Banner yet wave / O’er the land of the free and home of the brave?” So sing Americans with every replay of the national anthem, penned by Francis Scott Key[…]

  5. 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. Please note the guidelines below. Admission to the gardens[…]

  6. 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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