30 Jan
Tue / 2018

  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!

01 Feb
Thu / 2018

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spanish Colonial Paintings from the Thoma Collection

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores the exhibition Spanish Colonial Paintings from the Thoma Collection, featuring selections from Carl and Marilynn Thoma’s celebrated private 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. PERFORMANCES
    Gallery Concert: Sitar Musician Aaron Hermes performs in “Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands”

    Beck Building

    What kind of music might artists have listened to while they were creating the magnificent works on view in Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands? Drop in to a gallery concert with Aaron Hermes as he brings the exhibition to life with sitar music.

  4. WORKSHOPS
    Writing Series: “Bestowing Beauty”

    Beck Building

    Find inspiration during an in-gallery writing session inspired by the exhibition Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands. 

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Islamic Calligraphy Demonstration

    Beck Building

    This free demonstration of the scripts, tools, and techniques of Islamic calligraphy is inspired by the exhibition Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands.

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exploring the Artist’s Toolbox

    Beck Building

    Take a moment to touch, explore, and learn more about the different materials, processes, and techniques artists use to create works of art.

  7. PERFORMANCES
    Gallery Concert: Sitar Musician Aaron Hermes performs in “Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands”

    Beck Building

    What kind of music might artists have listened to while they were creating the magnificent works on view in Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands? Drop in to a gallery concert with Aaron Hermes as he brings the exhibition to life with sitar music.

02 Feb
Fri / 2018

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spanish Colonial Paintings from the Thoma Collection

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores the exhibition Spanish Colonial Paintings from the Thoma Collection, featuring selections from Carl and Marilynn Thoma’s celebrated private collection.

03 Feb
Sat / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    First Saturday Sketch at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Enjoy Rienzi’s galleries and gardens while you learn the fundamentals of sketching. Discover new techniques with a different topic every time! All ages and skill levels welcome. 

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