02 Mar
Thu / 2017

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    CLAP! – 10×10 Contemporary Latin American Photobooks

    Hirsch Library

    “CLAP! – 10×10 Contemporary Latin American Photobooks” is a reading room with 130 contemporary Latin American photobooks. The traveling project gives you a hands-on opportunity to browse books rarely seen in the United States.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the MFAH

    Beck Building

    With so many exhibitions and galleries to explore at the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything on one visit. So join up with this tour that samples the diverse array of art on view at the MFAH today.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight on the Museum’s Collection: Pre-Columbian Art

    Law Building

    Olmec jade, Maya stone sculpture, Nasca and Paracas textiles, and fine Moché ceramics are among the extraordinary artworks in the MFAH collection. Discover some of these objects in these 45-minute, docent-led tours through the Pre-Columbian art galleries.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Two Centuries of American Still-Life Painting: The Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs Collection

    Beck Building

    Join this 45-minute, docent-led tour of the exhibition American Still-Life Painting: The Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs Collection for a closer look at works by celebrated painters such as Thomas Hart Benton, James Peale, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Andrew Wyeth.

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Still-Life Sketching

    Beck Building

    Grab colored pencils and sketching paper, then make your own work of art inspired by the masterpieces on view in Two Centuries of American Still-Life Painting: The Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs Collection.

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour on Thursday, when general admission is free and the MFAH is open late! Enjoy music, drinks from the bar, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  7. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Beck Building Open as Usual / Law Building Closes at 6 p.m.

    Law Building

    The Law Building closes at 6 p.m. today, though the Hirsch Library remains open until 9 p.m. To visit the “CLAP! – 10×10 Contemporary Latin American Photobooks” event in the library, please enter the Law Building through the Main Street doors. The Beck Building is open as usual until 9 p.m.

  8. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Discovery Carts

    Beck Building

    Stop by the Discovery Cart and do something you can’t do anywhere else in the Museum—touch and feel the materials from which works of art are made. 

  9. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour

    Beck Building

    Discover something new every week with Art Bite tours, a series of 20-minute gallery tours that feature one or two specific art objects. The topic is the docent’s choice, so each tour is unique. These “bite”-size gallery experiences are quite a treat!

  10. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Health & Wellness “Artful Living” Presented by MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Beck Building

    Discover the link between lifestyle, cancer prevention, and overall health in this special program. The evening includes samples of nutritious foods and plant-based recipes from Pat Greer’s Kitchen, as well as docent-led tours of Two Centuries of American Still-Life Painting: The Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs Collection.

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