30 Jul
Sun / 2017

  1. 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. 

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone

    Beck Building

    Families are invited to drop in and enjoy a variety of games, activities, looking guides, books, and mini-tours of the galleries. Recommended for ages 3+

  3. 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!

  4. FILMS
    The Impressionists and the Man Who Made Them

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    Cézanne, Degas, Monet, Pissarro, and Renoir are among the world’s most popular artists. Their works, and those of their contemporaries, fetch tens of millions of dollars around the globe. But who were these artists, really? Why and how exactly did they paint? What lies behind their enduring appeal?

  5. PERFORMANCES
    Gallery Concert: Harpist Susanna Campbell

    Beck Building

    The beautiful harp music of Susanna Campbell complements the 2 p.m. screening of The Impressionists and the Man Who Made Them.  

  6. FILMS
    Maurice

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    E. M. Forster’s Maurice (1914) tackled a subject no major novel in the genre had ever addressed: coming of age as a homosexual in a restrictive society. Hugh Grant and James Wilby star as Cambridge students who fall in love.

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.

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