01 Apr
Mon / 2019

  1. LECTURES
    For Gods and Kings: Gold in the Ancient Andes

    The Glassell School of Art

    This talk shows how gold ornaments and vessels were vital players in acts of sacred and civic communication. 

  2. FILMS
    The Cakemaker

    A German baker travels to Israel in order to find out more about his (married) dead lover.

02 Apr
Tue / 2019

  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. 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.

  3. 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!

03 Apr
Wed / 2019

  1. 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.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    21st Anniversary of Nuestra Palabra: A Mixed-Media Celebration

    Law Building

    This mixed-media celebration salutes the 21st anniversary of Nuestra Palabra: Latino Writers Having Their Say.

04 Apr
Thu / 2019

  1. 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! Each “Highlights” tour includes different works of art.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Tour “Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings”

    Law Building

    Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings is the first major retrospective of the celebrated artist's career. This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores the exhibition and encourages visitors to discuss the artwork together.

  3. 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! Explore the galleries, get a drink at the bar, and stop by the evening’s food truck.

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