Calendar Week of Saturday, February 5, 2022-Friday, February 11, 2022


Jacolby Satterwhite, A Metta Prayer, 2023, site-specific, 4-channel multimedia installation
Jacolby Satterwhite: A Metta Prayer Through October 13, 2024

In the expansive multimedia installation A Metta Prayer, Jacolby Satterwhite fuses choreography, video, animation, lighting, and music to reimagine a kaleidoscopic, computer-generated world.

22 Jun Sat / 2024

23 Jun Sun / 2024

26 Jun Wed / 2024

27 Jun Thu / 2024

  • Summer Break
    Summer Break at the MFAH
    11 a.m.—2 p.m.

    When school’s out, families are invited to enjoy gallery activities with teaching artists and experiment with a variety of materials to create art.

  • Gustave Courbet, Seascape, c. 1865, oil on canvas

    Gustave Courbet, Seascape, c. 1865, oil on canvas, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jack I. Poses.

    Drop-in Tour | Seascapes from European Painting
    1:30 p.m.—2:30 p.m.

    On this guided tour, investigate the ways European artists have depicted human interactions with water, from the shore to the eye of the storm. 

  • Joshua H. Shaw, Virginia Landscape, c. 1835, oil on canvas

    Joshua H. Shaw, “Virginia Landscape,” c. 1835, oil on canvas, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Museum purchase funded by American Art and Wine, the Long Endowment for American Art, the Lora Jean Kilroy Accessions Endowment Fund, the Ann Gordon Trammell American Art Endowment Fund, and the Pam and David Ott American Art Endowment Fund, with additional gifts from Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Fossler, Bettie Cartwright and Colin Kennedy, and Michael Clark and Sallie Morian.

    Art Bites | American Landscapes
    6 p.m.—6:30 p.m.

    A little art can go a long way! Visit the galleries for a snippet of art appreciation.