07 Jan
Sun / 2018

  1. FILMS
    Faces Places (Visages, villages)

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    In this enchanting documentary/road movie, famed filmmaker Agnès Varda and French photographer JR travel around the villages of France in JR’s photo truck—meeting locals, learning their stories, and producing epic-size portraits.

08 Jan
Mon / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exclusive Tour “The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta”

    Beck Building

    Join a private, curator-led tour of The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta to explore the exhibition’s thematic sections. The talk touches on daywear and evening wear, de la Renta’s love of texture and fabrics, and his signature design elements.

10 Jan
Wed / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848–1868”

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Join other book lovers at Bayou Bend to discuss Cokie Roberts’s Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848–1868.

11 Jan
Thu / 2018

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Curator-Led Gallery Tour “Looking at Enlightenment”

    Law Building

    Join the Asian art curatorial team for a 45-minute tour of the special installation Reflection and Enlightenment: Chinese Buddhist Gilt Bronzes from the Jane and Leopold Swergold Collection.

  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
    Fashion Fusion

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    Law Building

    The MFAH and Houston Community College team up for a professional fashion show inspired by the exhibition The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta.

12 Jan
Fri / 2018

  1. FILMS
    The Other Side of Hope (Toivon tuolla puolen)

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    A bittersweet tale of human kindness, The Other Side of Hope is a wry comedy about a Syrian refugee and a Finnish salesman who cross paths.

13 Jan
Sat / 2018

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Calligraphy in Islamic Art: A Workshop at Asia Society Texas Center

    Off-site

    During this workshop at Asia Society Texas Center, enjoy hands-on instruction in the dynamics of traditional writing tools, and learn how to write Arabic alphabets in a classical style.
    Event Location: Asia Society Texas Center | 1370 Southmore Blvd.

  2. FILMS
    The Other Side of Hope (Toivon tuolla puolen)

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    A bittersweet tale of human kindness, The Other Side of Hope is a wry comedy about a Syrian refugee and a Finnish salesman who cross paths.

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