18 Jun
Thu / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Summer Art Explorers: Look, Discover, Create!

    Beck Building, Law Building

    From ceramics and fiber to paint and metalwork, families are invited to experiment and create with materials found in works throughout the Museum this summer!

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Passport Tour “Staycation: Discover the Spirit of America”

    Beck Building

    Make the MFAH your staycation destination! Travel around the globe, through time, and to other worlds in 45-minute Passport Tours. Join all of these summer tours and get to know the wonderful treasures that transform[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Rienzi Collection

    Rienzi

    Experience the depth and breadth of the Rienzi Collection on this one-hour, docent-led tour. Guests explore the glamour of 18th- and 19th-century Europe through beautiful examples of painting, porcelain, furniture, and metalwork.  Free with Rienzi admission.[…]

  4. 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 prevalent theme in Asian[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursday “Fashion Fusion”

    Law Building

    Celebrate “Fashion Fusion” in style! Meet up with your friends at this special edition of Happy Hour Thursday in the Law Building before or after you check out the runway show.

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Travel Souvenirs”

    Beck Building

    In the late 16th century, it became fashionable for young aristocrats to visit Paris, Venice, Florence—and above all, Rome—as the culmination of a classical education. Thus was born the Grand Tour, a practice that introduced[…]

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Artful Thursday “Amazons: Warrior Women of the Ancient World”

    Law Building

    Presented by Adrienne Mayor, Stanford University Fierce Amazons are at the center of some of the most famous Greek myths. Every great hero, from Heracles to Achilles, tangled with warrior queens. But were Amazons real?[…]

  8. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    “Fashion Fusion” Runway Show: Viennese Splendor Meets HCC Couture

    Law Building

    The Museum and Houston Community College team up for a professional fashion show inspired by the exhibition Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections. "Fashion Fusion" features garments created by young designers in HCC's award-winning fashion[…]

  9. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Cabinets of Curiosities and Wondrous Marvels”

    Beck Building

    In the 16th and 17th centuries, Cabinets of Curiosities—also known as Cabinets of Wonder—were encyclopedic collections of objects from a host of categories that today would be called antiquities, archaeology, ethnography, geology, natural history, paintings,[…]

  10. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Let’s Go Dutch!”

    Beck Building

    Discover a different painting every week! This 20-minute Art Bite tour features a renowned Old Master each Thursday evening in July. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery tours that feature one or two[…]

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