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Design Workshop: Mosaic Monoliths | Saturday, April 20, 2 p.m.

Come out to the Museum on Saturday, April 20 for an afternoon of hands-on art making, inspired by Jack Whitten’s “Black Monolith” paintings, honoring great African American cultural figures. You can see these paintings, alongside approximately 40 of his sculptures, in the exhibition “Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963–2017.” Design Workshop: Mosaic Monoliths | Saturday, April…

“Woman at War (Kona fer í stríð)” | April 19, 20 & 21

“Woman at War (Kona fer í stríð)” follows Halla, a passionate environmentalist who secretly wages war on the local aluminum industry threatening Iceland’s highlands. The newly released film screens at the MFAH on April 19, 20 & 21. “Woman at War (Kona fer í stríð)” | April 19, 20 & 21 An Icelandic environmental activist…

Summer History Camp at Bayou Bend | June 17–21 & June 24–28

During Summer History Camp at Bayou Bend, 21st-century kids become blacksmiths, write with quill pens, make candles, wear 18th-century clothes, and play colonial games. The five-day camp programs, which run Monday–Friday from 9 a.m.–5 p.m., are available June 17–21 & June 24–28. Summer History Camp at Bayou Bend | June 17–21 & June 24–28 Sign…

Gallery Concert: “Women Transformed through Art & Opera” | April 18

Produced collaboratively by the MFAH and Houston Grand Opera, “Women Transformed through Art & Opera” reimagines three heroines from Mozart’s opera “Don Giovanni.” The free concert is presented at 6:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 18. Gallery Concert: “Women Transformed through Art & Opera” | April 18 The MFAH and HGO combine fine…

Happy Hour Thursdays | Every Thursday, 5–8 p.m.

Enjoy a museum-style happy hour AND free general admission every Thursday! While you’re here, get a drink at the bar, where you can check out the latest exhibition-inspired specialty cocktails! Happy Hour Thursdays | Every Thursday, 5–8 p.m. Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour on Thursday, when general admission is free and the…

“Alluring Melancholy: Representations of the Tormented Artist” | On View at the Hirsch Library

“Alluring Melancholy: Representations of the Tormented Artist,” now on view at the Hirsch Library at the MFAH, explores the origins and development of the tormented artist archetype through seminal art movements of the 18th to 21st centuries. Twenty-minute guided tours of the exhibition take place on April 25 and May 23. Charles Darwin, “The Expression…

Jack Whitten at the MFAH | On view now!

Although Jack Whitten has long been celebrated for his work as an innovative abstract painter, the exhibition “Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963–2017” reveals an extensive and entirely unknown body of his work. Jack Whitten at the MFAH | On view now! This spring brings two major exhibitions celebrating distinctive American artists to the Museum of…

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