05 Feb
Sun / 2017

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    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. 

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Focus Tour at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Enjoy an in-depth discussion about an intriguing aspect of the Rienzi Collection.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Audrey Jones Beck Building

    Beck Building

    Take this tour to see a sample of the art treasures on display throughout the Beck Building, designed by Rafael Moneo.

  4. FILMS
    Black Girl (La noire de …)

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    In this early classic of post-colonial African cinema, a young woman moves from Dakar to Antibes to work for the wealthy French couple who had employed her as a nanny in pre-independence Senegal. She anticipates an exciting new life in France, but her hopes are dashed. 

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight on the Museum’s Collection: Antiquities

    Beck Building

    The Museum’s collection of antiquities—art of the ancient Mediterranean and Middle East—began with donations from Houston native Annette Finnigan in 1931. Since those early days, the collection has grown significantly to include more than 450 artworks and masterpieces. Learn more about the exquisite antiquities in the MFAH Collection during this 45-minute, docent-led tour.

07 Feb
Tue / 2017

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Playdate

    Beck Building

    Children up to 35 months old, and an adult caregiver, enjoy a multi-sensory experience in the galleries. Families sing songs, listen to storybooks, and take part in fun, art-related games and activities.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Family Storybook Circle

    Beck Building

    Join in a lively storybook adventure that connects art with fun and entertaining stories. Recommended for ages 3–5. Drop in to participate! Admission is free for Museum members and for children 12 & younger.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Caroline Wiess Law Building

    Law Building

    Discover architectural and artistic treasures on this tour of the Law Building, designed by William Ward Watkin with additions by Kenneth Franzheim and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

  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. 

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight on the Museum’s Collection: Modern and Contemporary Art

    Beck Building

    Get to know your Museum through a 45-minute, docent-led tour that spotlights the Modern and contemporary works of art in the Museum’s collections.

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