27 Jul
Wed / 2016

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Summer Mini-Conference for Teachers

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    The Glassell Studio School

    At this annual two-day event, artists and art educators present sessions on art-making, art history, and art education. Each session offers inspiration through hands-on projects and curriculum connections. This mini-conference takes place at the Glassell[…]

  2. 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[…]

  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[…]

28 Jul
Thu / 2016

  1. 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[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Tesoros del Museo de Bellas Artes de Houston

    Beck Building

    Esta tour se presenta en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. Con más de 100 galerías y cambios frecuentes de exposiciones a través del Museo, es casi imposible ver todo en una sola[…]

  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. FILMS
    Munch from the Munch Museum and National Museum, Oslo

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    Law Building

    In 2013, all of Norway celebrated the 150th anniversary of the birth of Edvard Munch (1863–1944), one of the towering figures of Modern art. The National Museum and the Munch Museum, both in Oslo, cohosted[…]

  5. 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.

  6. 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.[…]

  7. 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[…]

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