11 Jul
Mon / 2016

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Looking Together

    Beck Building

    Looking Together is designed for individuals with Alzheimer's disease or dementia and their family members or care partners. Discover and discuss works of art together during this hour-long program in the galleries. Admission is free! Space is[…]

12 Jul
Tue / 2016

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Learning Through Art Summer Institute: Grades 6–8

    Beck Building

    This three-day Learning Through Art institute for middle-school educators introduces a new way of thinking about curriculum and professional development in the art museum. Research has shown that an education in the arts is key[…]

  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. Drop in to participate! Admission is free for Museum members and for children 12 & younger.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Treasures 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.

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching in the Gardens of Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Visit Bayou Bend during open-sketching hours, when guests are invited to draw from Bayou Bend’s natural woodlands and formal gardens. Paper, clipboards, and pencils are provided. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own campstools. Admission to the[…]

  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[…]

13 Jul
Wed / 2016

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Storytime Tours at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Introduce children to the magic of art and literature in an intimate, house-museum setting. Storytime Tours are a fun and interactive activity featuring stories related to themes highlighted in the Rienzi Collection. Free with Rienzi[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Learning Through Art Summer Institute: Grades 6–8

    Beck Building

    This three-day Learning Through Art institute for middle-school educators introduces a new way of thinking about curriculum and professional development in the art museum. Research has shown that an education in the arts is key[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Treasures 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.

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