08 Oct
Thu / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Book Tour: “The Promise” by Ann Weisgarber

    Beck Building

    Enhance your experience of reading the novel The Promise, by Ann Weisgarber, with a docent-led tour of the Museum's galleries. Each stop on the tour includes discussion of excerpts from the novel and artworks in[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Today at the MFAH

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and ever-changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything in one visit. So take a 45-minute tour that samples the diverse array of art on view at[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: Visualizing Faith

    Beck Building

    Since the earliest days of human civilization, faith—whether in Osiris, Zeus, the God of Abraham, Allah, Buddha, or Hindu deities—has inspired timeless works of art that speak to the ongoing search for the meaning of[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Focus Tour at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Enjoy an in-depth discussion about an intriguing aspect of the Rienzi Collection.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Encountering Asia

    Law Building

    Join curatorial staff from the Asian art department on this 45-minute exploration of the Arts of Asia galleries. Each “Encountering Asia” tour focuses on art from a different geographical area or a prevalent theme.

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Downtime”

    Beck Building

    Indulge your imagination! Chill out, relax, enjoy, lie under a tree, and smell the roses through works of art selected from the Museum's collections.  Art Bite tours are a series of lively, 20-minute gallery tours that[…]

  7. LECTURES
    Annual Virginia and Ira Jackson Lecture “The Art of James McNeill Whistler”

    Law Building

    The 18th Annual Virginia and Ira Jackson Lecture is presented by Margaret MacDonald, professor emerita, School of Culture and Creative Arts, University of Glasgow, Scotland An influential and often controversial artist, James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903) is[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “A Taste of History: A Different Theme Every Week”

    Beck Building

    Discover a different intersection between art and history every week! Go beyond exploring a work of art in terms of art movements and artistic styles. All works of art are created within a historical context that[…]

  9. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Body Talk”

    Beck Building

    So much communication occurs through body language. Gestures, eye contact, facial expressions, and the way a body is carried all send nonverbal messages. Come along on this tour and discover how body language speaks volumes[…]

09 Oct
Fri / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: Love, Romance, and Everything in Between

    Beck Building

    Sophocles, the ancient Greek playwright famous for his tragedies, once wrote: “One word frees us from all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.” Discover the many faces of love that are on view[…]

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