16 Feb
Thu / 2017

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the MFAH

    Beck Building

    With so many exhibitions and galleries to explore at the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything on one visit. So join up with this tour that samples the diverse array of art on view at the MFAH today.

  2. FILMS
    Oscar Nominees: Documentary Short Subject

    Get Tickets

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

  3. LECTURES
    Gallery Talk at Rienzi “Portrait of the Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria”

    Rienzi

    Presented by Kaylin Weber, assistant curator, American painting and sculpture
    In this month’s Gallery Talk at Rienzi, Kaylin Weber discusses the recently acquired painting Portrait of the Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria, Duchess of Parma by German-born artist Johann Zoffany.

  4. 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.

  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.

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Still-Life Sketching

    Beck Building

    Grab colored pencils and sketching paper, then make your own work of art inspired by the masterpieces on view in Two Centuries of American Still-Life Painting: The Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs Collection.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour

    Beck Building

    Discover something new every week with Art Bite tours, a series of 20-minute gallery tours that feature one or two specific art objects. The topic is the docent’s choice, so each tour is unique. These “bite”-size gallery experiences are quite a treat!

  10. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Health & Wellness “Yoga for Couples: Strengthening Relationships” Presented by MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Beck Building

    Love is in the air in February! Bring your yoga mat and a significant other, family member, or friend for this special program, which includes a presentation that focuses on strengthening relationships of all kinds.

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