23 Feb
Thu / 2017

  1. 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.

  2. FILMS
    Oscar Nominees: Live-Action Short Film

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    For the 2017 Oscar season, the Museum presents Oscar-nominated short films for all three short-subject categories: animation, live action, and documentary. Watch, then choose your favorites before the winners are announced at the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 26.

  3. 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.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Focus Tour at Rienzi

    Rienzi

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

  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.

24 Feb
Fri / 2017

  1. 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.

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Patron-Plus Viewing Hours “Ron Mueck”

    Beck Building

    Museum members at the Patron level and above are invited to preview Ron Mueck before the exhibition opens to the general membership and to the public.

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