17 Nov
Fri / 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
    Rienzi Reels “To Catch a Thief”

    Rienzi

    Pack a picnic and enjoy the beautiful backdrop of Rienzi’s Camellia Garden for an outdoor movie screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s To Catch a Thief, starring Cary Grant and Grace Kelly.

18 Nov
Sat / 2017

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Members Daytime Preview “Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands”

    Beck Building

    MFAH members are invited to preview Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands before the exhibition opens to the public. Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “Passion for Perfection: The Straus Collection of Renaissance Art”

    Beck Building

    Museum members are invited to reserve a spot for this one-hour tour to explore the exhibition Passion for Perfection: The Straus Collection of Renaissance Art, together with a docent of the MFAH.

  3. 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.

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Members Preview Party “Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands”

    Beck Building

    MFAH members are invited to preview Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands before the exhibition opens to the public. 

  5. LECTURES
    Members Lecture “Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands”

    Law Building

    In this talk inspired by the art on view in Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands, Aimée Froom explores stories within the context of the exhibition’s themes of faith and piety; love and longing; banquets and battles; and earth and nature.

  6. FILMS
    Il Boom

    In this digitally restored comedy by director Vittorio De Sica (Bicycle Thieves), an Italian executive tries to maintain a high standard of living during the economic boom following World War II. Never before released in the United States!

19 Nov
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+

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Bayou Bend Family Day at Emancipation Park “We the People: Our National Thanksgiving”

    Off-site

    Fun and entertainment await at Bayou Bend’s Family Day! Location: Emancipation Park, 3018 Emancipation Avenue

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