The Museum offers a wide range of lectures, concerts, readings, performances, symposia, films, and more in Brown Auditorium Theater, designed by renowned Bauhaus architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

For many events, you may order tickets in advance. Pricing varies, and some programs are free. For specifics about each event, use the links below or visit mfah.org/calendar.

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Questions? E-mail lectures@mfah.org

The Art of Buddhism
Saturday, June 24, 2 p.m.

Opening-Day Lecture “Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950”
Sunday, June 25, 3 p.m.

Presented by Mari Carmen Ramírez, the Wortham Curator of Latin American Art 

Armchair Travel | Michelangelo: Love and Death
Thursday, June 29 & Sunday, July 2, 2 p.m.

Exclusive Tour “Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest and Worry Will Vanish”
Monday, July 10, 6:30 p.m.

Led by Alison de Lima Greene, Isabel Brown Wilson Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art

Armchair Travel: I, Claude Monet
Thursday, July 13 & Sunday, July 16, 2 p.m.

Find Your #MueckMoment
Thursday, July 13, 6:30 p.m.

Armchair Travel: The Impressionists and the Man Who Made Them
Thursday, July 27 & Sunday, July 30, 2 p.m.

Writing Series: Creating Dialogue with Ron Mueck
Thursday, August 3, 6 p.m. 

Armchair Travel | Vincent van Gogh: A New Way of Seeing
Thursday, August 10 & Sunday, August 13, 2 p.m.

Watch Online

Watch recordings of the Shartle Symposium lectures on Degas: A New Vision!
View videos here.