05 Nov
Sun / 2017

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Focus Tour at Rienzi

    Rienzi

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

  2. 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+

  3. LECTURES
    Furniture in a New Taste: Early Anglo Cabinetmakers & the Lure of the East

    Law Building

    Explore the emergence of a new Western aesthetic for elegant furniture styles powerfully influenced by East Asian designs.

  4. FILMS
    The Divine Order (Die göttliche Ordnung)

    In this new drama from filmmaker Petra Volpe, a housewife becomes an activist for women’s right to vote in 1970s Switzerland.

07 Nov
Tue / 2017

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Playdate

    Beck Building

    Children up to 35 months old, and an adult caregiver, enjoy a multi-sensory experience in the galleries. Families sing songs, listen to storybooks, and take part in fun, art-related games and activities.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Family Storybook Circle

    Beck Building

    Join in a lively storybook adventure that connects art with fun, entertaining stories. Recommended for ages 3 to 5. 

08 Nov
Wed / 2017

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “Darjeeling: The Colorful History and Precarious Fate of the World’s Greatest Tea”

    Rienzi

    Join other book lovers at Rienzi to discuss Jeff Koehler’s Darjeeling: The Colorful History and Precarious Fate of the World’s Greatest Tea.

09 Nov
Thu / 2017

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute docent-led tour explores the exhibition The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta and encourages visitors to discuss the artwork together.

  2. 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.

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Writing Series: Poetry in Photography

    Beck Building

    In this free writing program open to all, participants focus on the narrative and nostalgic qualities embodied in David Levinthal’s staged photographs of toys and everyday objects. 

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