14 May
Sat / 2016

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Art Beyond Sight

    Beck Building

    In this gallery program for visitors who are blind or partially sighted, trained educators use verbal descriptions and hands-on materials to engage participants with the Museum’s art collections and exhibitions.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter”

    Beck Building

    Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805–1873), born and trained in Germany, settled in Paris in 1834 and served as court painter to King Louis-Philippe. Executing more than 140 commissions for the French court, Winterhalter gained such acclaim[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Rites of Passage”

    Beck Building

    A rite of passage marks the transition from one phase of life to another. Although the term “rite of passage” is often used to describe the tumultuous transition from adolescence to adulthood, it can refer[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    All That Jazz

    Beck Building

    The term “Jazz Age” was made popular by American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald, who wrote that it was a time when “the parties were bigger, the pace was faster, the buildings were higher, the morals[…]

  5. FILMS
    Theeb

    Law Building

    Oscar nominated for Best Foreign-Language Film! The first Bedouin western, Theeb (which means “wolf” in Arabic) looks at the collision of East and West that occurred on the Arabian Peninsula during World War I. A[…]

  6. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Extended Hours for the Museum and MFA Café

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Make a night of it! During the final weekends of Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940, the Museum’s main campus and MFA Café stay open until 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.[…]

  7. FILMS
    3000 Nights

    Law Building

    Layal (Maisa Abd Elhadi), a newlywed Palestinian schoolteacher arrested after being falsely accused, is sentenced to eight years in prison. When she discovers she is pregnant, the prison director pressures her to abort the baby[…]

15 May
Sun / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Texas Children’s Art Festival

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens presents an afternoon celebrating art—created by and for children—that helps forge a connection to Texas and American heritage. Families are invited to enjoy art-making workshops; participate in a collaborative group[…]

  2. 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 statues. 

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Go on an adventure in the galleries, listen to special storybooks, sharpen looking skills with sketching, and create works of art. This suite of programs includes: Sunday Storybook Circle Make connections between a storybook and[…]

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