21 Jul
Thu / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Summer Art Explorers: Look, Discover, Create!

    Beck Building, Law Building

    From ceramics and fiber to paint and metalwork, families are invited to experiment and create with materials found in works throughout the Museum this summer!

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Health & Wellness “The Space Suit Art Project” Presented by MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Beck Building

    Led by Ian Cion, founder and director, Arts in Medicine program, Children's Cancer Hospital, MD Anderson Cancer Center; and Nicole Stott, retired NASA astronaut and artist This program unveils a unique partnership approach to conquering[…]

  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.[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. FILMS
    Other People

    Law Building

    At 7 p.m. two short films—“The Orchid” (3 min.) and “Pink Boy” (15 min.)—screen prior to the presentation of “Other People.” The directorial debut of writer Chris Kelly (Saturday Night Live) is a semi-autobiographical journey, juggling tragedy with[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Let’s Go Dutch!”

    Beck Building

    Discover a different painting every week! This 20-minute Art Bite tour features a renowned Old Master each Thursday evening in July. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery tours that feature one or two[…]

22 Jul
Fri / 2016

  1. 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[…]

  2. FILMS
    The Skin

    Law Building

    Never released in the United States, Liliana Cavani’s adaptation of Curzio Malaparte’s 1949 memoir features Marcello Mastroianni as the famed writer. At the time of the U.S. invasion of Italy, he was serving as an[…]

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