28 Apr
Sun / 2019

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone

    Beck Building

    Families can drop in for a variety of games, activities, and coloring in the galleries. Sunday Family Zone focuses on different works of art, artists, and exhibitions, and this summer the theme is “Music”! Recommended for ages 3+

  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. FILMS
    The Legend of Big Bend: A film and live performance event

    SOLD OUT

    A multimedia film and performance event showcasing the beauty of Big Bend in West Texas.

30 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. 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!

  3. LECTURES
    Core Program Lecture: Sharon Hayes

    The Glassell School of Art

    Artist Sharon Hayes uses photography, film, video, sound, and performance to examine the nexus between politics, history, speech, and desire. She visits for a Core Program lecture. Core Program Lectures are free and open to the public.

01 May
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.

02 May
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 “Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art”

    Beck Building

    Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art follows the artist through four key stages of his career, from early sketches to final paintings. This hour-long, docent-led tour explores the exhibition and encourages visitors to discuss the art together.

  3. FILMS
    Violeta at Last (Violeta al fín)

    A divorced, elderly woman fights back when she discovers that the bank is about to foreclose on her home.

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