11 Feb
Sat / 2017

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Art Beyond Sight

    Beck Building

    In this gallery program for visitors who are blind or partially sighted, trained educators use verbal descriptions and hands-on materials to engage participants with the Museum’s art collections and exhibitions.

  2. WORKSHOPS
    “Learning Through Art” K–8 Educator Seminar: Let’s Facilit8 Learning!

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    Law Building

    Explore new ways to teach process standards by shifting the focus of teaching from delivering information to facilitating learning. Draw inspiration from the Museum’s art collections and the exhibition American Still-Life Painting: The Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs Collection

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “Two Centuries of American Still-Life Painting: The Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs Collection”

    Beck Building

    Join this one-hour, docent-led members tour of the exhibition American Still-Life Painting: The Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs Collection for a closer look at works by celebrated painters such as Thomas Hart Benton, James Peale, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Andrew Wyeth.

  4. FILMS
    Oscar Nominees: Documentary Short Subject

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    MFAH Films hosts Houston’s only screenings of the Oscar nominees for documentary short subject! 

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Photography in the Gardens of Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Are you an amateur photographer? The Bayou Bend gardens provide a unique opportunity! Capture the beautiful blooms, gorgeous woodlands, and formal landscapes through your own lens. 

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the MFAH

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and all the frequently changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything in one visit! Join this 45-minute tour that samples the diverse array of art on view at the MFAH today.

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exploring the Artist’s Toolbox

    Beck Building

    Take a moment to touch, explore, and learn more about the different materials, processes, and techniques artists use to create works of art.

  8. 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.

  9. FILMS
    Chicken and Duck Talk

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    Comedian Michael Hui plays a stubborn vendor of traditional Cantonese roast duck who must compete with a Western-style fast-food fried-chicken franchise. The screening is introduced by film scholar Karen Fang.

12 Feb
Sun / 2017

  1. 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. Recommended for ages 3+

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