15 May
Mon / 2017

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exclusive Tour “Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats”

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    Beck Building

    Join a private tour of Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats and learn more about the social, historical, and economic aspects of ikat production; the labor-intensive process of dyeing and weaving; and the distinctive aesthetics of Central Asian designs and colors.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exclusive Tour “Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats”

    Get Tickets
    Beck Building

    Join a private tour of Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats and learn more about the social, historical, and economic aspects of ikat production; the labor-intensive process of dyeing and weaving; and the distinctive aesthetics of Central Asian designs and colors.

16 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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Widows and Winemakers: A Culinary Experience featuring the Women of Champagne

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    Rienzi

    Calling all gourmands to Rienzi! This elegant event features a pairing of fine Champagnes and inspired culinary offerings from Clark Cooper Concepts’ Brasserie 19 and the Dunlavy.

17 May
Wed / 2017

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “Cotton: The Biography of a Revolutionary Fiber”

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Meet at Bayou Bend to discuss Stephen Yafa’s Cotton: The Biography of a Revolutionary Fiber. Yafa provides an intimate look at the history of the world’s most powerful cash crop and how it has shaped empires of the world.

  2. 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!

18 May
Thu / 2017

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    AAMD Art Museum Day

    Cullen Sculpture Garden, Law Building, Beck Building

    Join us on a day of free general admission to celebrate museums in honor of the Association of Art Museum Directors’ Art Museum Day!

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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