The Museum is open today 10 a.m.–9 p.m.

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Spring Semester at the Glassell Junior School: Priority Registration Opens Today

    The Glassell School of Art

    Start planning for spring at the Glassell Junior School! Registration begins today for continuing students, scholarship students, and MFAH members at the Family level and above. Enrollment for new students opens on Thursday, November 29.

  2. 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! Join this 45-minute tour that samples the diverse array of art on view at the MFAH today.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk at Rienzi “Torchères”

    Rienzi

    Associate conservator Trevor Boyd discusses the conservation and design of a recently acquired pair of English torchères—ornamental stands used to hold candles or other decorative objects.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol

    Law Building

    This docent-led tour explores the exhibition Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol, which features portraits of British royalty spanning 500 years.

  5. 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.

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Hearst Foundation Educator Preview

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    Law Building

    Discover the exhibition Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol during this special evening for educators! 

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour

    Beck Building

    Discover something new every week with Art Bite tours, a series of 20-minute gallery tours that feature one or two specific art objects. The topic is the docent’s choice, so each tour is unique. These “bite”-size gallery experiences are quite a treat!

  8. 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.

  9. LECTURES
    Rembrandt and the Inspiration of India

    Law Building

    Late in his career, Rembrandt created 23 meticulous drawings of emperors, princes, and courtiers from India. J. Paul Getty Museum curator Stephanie Schrader discusses this extraordinary group of drawings.

  10. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art + Lit “Contesting Modernity”

    Beck Building

    Local writers perform written pieces inspired by works of art on view in Contesting Modernity: Informalism in Venezuela, 1955–1975. Afterward, write your own work, and grab a drink and a bite at Happy Hour Thursday!

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