25 Feb
Sat / 2017

  1. LECTURES
    The 6th Biennial David B. Warren Symposium on American Material Culture & the Texas Experience

    Law Building

    This two-day symposium on American culture and the Texas experience is open to the public! Talks explore the 2017 theme, “Traditions in Transition: Change and Material Culture in 19th-Century Texas, the Lower South, and the Southwest.”

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Members Daytime Preview “Ron Mueck”

    Beck Building

    Museum members are invited to preview Ron Mueck before the exhibition opens to the public. Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. For members at all levels. Present your membership card for admission.

  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. 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. 

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. FILMS
    Oscar Nominees: Documentary Short Subject

    Get Tickets

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

  9. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Members Preview Party “Ron Mueck”

    Beck Building

    Museum members are invited to preview Ron Mueck before the exhibition opens to the public. For members at all levels.

26 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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