01 Aug
Tue / 2017

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Playdate

    Beck Building

    Children up to 35 months old, and an adult caregiver, enjoy a multi-sensory experience in the galleries. Families sing songs, listen to storybooks, and take part in fun, art-related games and activities.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Family Storybook Circle

    Beck Building

    Join in a lively storybook adventure that connects art with fun, entertaining stories. Recommended for ages 3 to 5. 

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching in the Gardens of Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Visit Bayou Bend during open-sketching hours, when guests are invited to draw from Bayou Bend’s natural woodlands and formal gardens. Paper, clipboards, and pencils are provided. 

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Caroline Wiess Law Building

    Law Building

    Discover architectural and artistic treasures on this tour of the Law Building, designed by William Ward Watkin with additions by Kenneth Franzheim and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

02 Aug
Wed / 2017

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Audrey Jones Beck Building

    Beck Building

    ​Join this 45-minute tour to sample works on view from collections throughout the Beck Building. Each tour includes different works of art, so your experience is always a fresh look at the Museum!

03 Aug
Thu / 2017

  1. 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.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Contemporary Perspectives: Asian Art in the 21st Century

    Law Building

    In this gallery talk highlighting contemporary art on view in the Arts of Asia galleries, discover a fresh perspective on Asian art for a new millennium.

  3. FILMS
    The Pearl (La perla)

    A fisherman's life changes forever when he discovers a lucid pearl at the bottom of the sea. In a cruel twist of fate, the valuable find turns out to be more of a curse than a godsend. The story is based on a novella by John Steinbeck, who also cowrote the screenplay.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950

    Law Building

    This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores the exhibition Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950 and encourages visitors to discuss the artwork together.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Asian Ceramics: A Rich History

    Law Building

    Join curatorial staff for a 45-minute tour that explores the long and rich history of ceramics in Korean, Chinese, Indian, and Japanese traditions. 

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