08 May
Mon / 2017

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Looking Together

    Beck Building

    Looking Together is designed for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia and their family members or care partners. Discover and discuss works of art together during this hour-long program in the galleries.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exclusive Tour “Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950”

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    Law Building

    This private tour of Adiós Utopia explores the complex relationship between artistic production and the utopian spirit that defined Cuba’s revolutionary period. Find out more about the diverse ways art charted, commented on, and confronted the country’s social utopia and its contradictions.

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exclusive Tour “Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950”

    Get Tickets
    Law Building

    This private tour of Adiós Utopia explores the complex relationship between artistic production and the utopian spirit that defined Cuba’s revolutionary period. Find out more about the diverse ways art charted, commented on, and confronted the country’s social utopia and its contradictions.

09 May
Tue / 2017

  1. 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. 

  2. 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.

  3. LECTURES
    Kinder Institute Forum: Matthew Desmond on “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in an American City”

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    Law Building

    In this talk, Matthew Desmond, winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction, focuses on the realities of extreme poverty and economic exploitation in the United States, and promotes fresh ideas for solving this devastating, uniquely American problem.

10 May
Wed / 2017

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

    Beck Building

    ​Join this 45-minute tour to sample works on view from collections throughout the Beck Building. Each tour includes different works of art, so your experience is always a fresh look at the Museum!

11 May
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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950

    Law Building

    This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores the exhibition Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950 and encourages visitors to discuss the art together.

  3. 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.

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