31 Jul
Sun / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    On Sunday afternoons, visit the Rienzi gardens and capture their oasis-in-the-city beauty from behind the lens. Snap photos of the colorful flowers, lush green spaces, interesting architectural details, and eclectic statues. Use #rienzigardens to share your[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone

    Beck Building

    Families are invited to drop in and enjoy a variety of games, activities, looking guides, books, and mini-tours of the galleries. Each Sunday offers two storybook circles: one at 1:30 p.m. and the second at[…]

  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
    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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Journey around the World

    Beck Building

    Where else in Houston can you journey from Europe and Asia to Africa and the Americas and still have time to pause and enjoy works of art along the way? Travel the globe at the[…]

  6. FILMS
    River of Grass

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    Law Building

    Kelly Reichardt’s darkly funny debut feature—screening in a new digital restoration—is set in southern Florida, where she grew up with a detective father and narcotics-agent mother. Shot on 16mm, the story follows the misadventures of[…]

02 Aug
Tue / 2016

  1. 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,[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Family Storybook Circle

    Beck Building

    Join in a lively storybook adventure that connects art with fun and entertaining stories. Each month, Museum educators read a new storybook in the galleries and lead families on a brief exploration of the work[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Treasures of the MFAH

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and frequently changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything on view in one visit—so join us for a 45-minute tour that samples the diverse array of[…]

  4. 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[…]

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