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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “Our Tempestuous Day: A History of Regency England”

    Rienzi

    Join Rienzi and Bayou Bend for good books and great conversations! The History Book Club features discussions on lifestyles and culture in American and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Join Rienzi staff to discuss[…]

  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[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “Our Tempestuous Day: A History of Regency England”

    Rienzi

    Join Rienzi and Bayou Bend for good books and great conversations! The History Book Club features discussions on lifestyles and culture in American and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Join Rienzi staff to discuss[…]

14 Jul
Thu / 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
    Summer Art Explorers

    Beck Building, Law Building

    From fashion and portraits to landscapes and sculptures, journey through the Museum and explore works of art from around the world this summer! Families can embark on artistic adventures with games, toys, and storybooks in[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Impressionist Revolution

    Beck Building

    Join this 45-minute, docent-led tour and explore what was so revolutionary about the paintings of the Impressionists—a revolution that continues to be felt to the present day.

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour on Thursday, when general admission is free and the MFAH is open late! Enjoy music, drinks from the bar, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Date Night”

    Beck Building

    Dancing duos, kings and queens, gods and goddesses, mere mortals—all sorts of couples abound throughout the Museum's art collections. Bring along a date for this short tour that shares the fascinating stories behind the art.[…]

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