The Museum offers a wide range of lectures, concerts, readings, performances, symposia, films, and more in Brown Auditorium Theater, designed by renowned Bauhaus architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

For many events, you may order tickets in advance. Pricing varies, and some programs are free. For specifics about each event, use the links below or visit mfah.org/calendar.

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Questions? Email lectures@mfah.org

Kinder Institute for Urban Research Forum Lecture:
Amy Liu on Resilience and Opportunity Following Disruptive Events

Wednesday, May 23, 7 p.m.

Presented by Amy Liu, vice president and director of the Metropolitan Policy Program & Adeline M. and Alfred I. Johnson Chair in urban and metropolitan policy at the Brookings Institution

Health & Wellness “Yoga for Stress Management” Presented by MD Anderson Cancer Center
Thursday, June 7, 6:30 p.m.
Presented by Smitha Mallaiah, mind-body intervention specialist, integrative medicine program, MD Anderson Cancer Center, and program director, VYASA Houston

Exclusive Tour 
Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India

Monday, June 11, 6:30 p.m.

Led by Bradley Bailey, Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Curator of Asian Art

Exclusive Tour 
Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India

Monday, July 9, 6:30 p.m.

Led by Beatrice Chan, curatorial assistant, Asian art

Watch Online

Watch recordings of the Shartle Symposium lectures on Degas: A New Vision!
View videos here.