13 Aug
Sun / 2017

  1. 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+

  2. 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!

  3. FILMS
    Vincent van Gogh: A New Way of Seeing

    SOLD OUT

    Made in collaboration with the experts at the Van Gogh Museum, the film marks both a major reinstallation of the museum’s collection and a celebration of the 125th anniversary of Vincent van Gogh’s death.

  4. PERFORMANCES
    Gallery Concert: Renaissance to “Starry, Starry Night”

    Beck Building

    After the 2 p.m. screening of the documentary Vincent van Gogh: A New Way of Seeing, stroll over to the Blaffer Foundation Galleries, on the second floor of the Beck Building, for a concert that complements the film. 

  5. FILMS
    Soul on a String

    Blending Buddhist spiritual elements with classic Western motifs, this adventure set in Tibet features a lonely hunter who discovers a sacred stone in the mouth of a deer he just killed.

14 Aug
Mon / 2017

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: Fall 2017 Late Registration Open

    The Glassell Studio School

    Adults of all skill levels are invited to enroll in studio art and art history classes and workshops at the Glassell Studio School. Late registration and faculty counseling for new and continuing students are available by appointment.

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Looking Together

    Beck Building

    Looking Together is designed for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia and their family members or care partners. Discover and discuss works of art together during this hour-long program in the galleries.

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exclusive Tour “Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950”

    SOLD OUT
    Law Building

    Curatorial staff leads tours of Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950 while the rest of the Museum is closed to the public. Join the program to explore how Mexico emerged as a center of modern art. 

15 Aug
Tue / 2017

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: Fall 2017 Late Registration Open

    The Glassell Studio School

    Adults of all skill levels are invited to enroll in studio art and art history classes and workshops at the Glassell Studio School. Late registration and faculty counseling for new and continuing students are available by appointment.

  2. 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. 

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