19 Feb
Mon / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Monday Holiday: Open on Presidents’ Day

    Beck Building, Law Building, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Rienzi

    The Museum, Bayou Bend, and Rienzi—usually closed on Monday—are open on Presidents’ Day. 

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exclusive Tour “Passion for Perfection: The Straus Collection of Renaissance Art”

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    Beck Building

    In this private tour of the exhibition Passion for Perfection, curator Helga Aurisch discusses the Straus family, how the Straus Collection was formed and came to the MFAH, key works in the exhibition, and the significant role the collection has played in the growth of the Museum’s holdings of European art. 

20 Feb
Tue / 2018

  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. 

22 Feb
Thu / 2018

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

24 Feb
Sat / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    “Mix It Up with the MFAH” at Heights Mercantile

    Off-site

    This family-friendly program for ages 5 & older—held on the last Saturday of the month—offers art-making projects in a pop-up studio located near the public bike trail at Heights Mercantile. Location: 7th Street Outdoor Garden at Heights Mercantile (between Heights Boulevard & Yale Street)

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Photography in the Gardens of Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Are you an amateur photographer? The Bayou Bend gardens provide a unique opportunity! Capture the beautiful blooms, gorgeous woodlands, and formal landscapes through your own lens. 

25 Feb
Sun / 2018

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Visit the Rienzi gardens and capture their oasis-in-the-city beauty from behind the lens. Snap photos of the colorful flowers, lush green spaces, interesting architectural details, and eclectic mix of statues. 

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone

    Law Building

    Families are invited to drop in and enjoy a variety of games, activities, looking guides, books, and mini-tours of the galleries. Recommended for ages 3+

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