Inside the MFAH Posts tagged #fun

“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

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    MFAH Playdate (At Home): Fun in the Garden October 12, 2020

    Enjoy some garden-inspired fun with your little ones, inspired by the exhibition Glory of Spain and the MFAH collection of decorative arts, craft, and design.

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    Summer Art Explorers: Playing with Spheres August 7, 2020

    Kids can be MFAH art explorers all summer! Every week brings a different theme with new activities inspired by works of art in the MFAH collections.

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    Summer Discovery Days at Bayou Bend August 2, 2020

    Grab your smartphone or tablet and spread out across Bayou Bend’s 14 acres of gardens for self-guided, family-friendly explorations.

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    Virtual Camp at Bayou Bend: Final Week of Fun with Art & History July 17, 2020

    Calling all summer campers! Enjoy at-home adventures in art, history, and gardening with Virtual Camp at Bayou Bend—free with advance registration.

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    Summer Art Explorers: Start Your Adventure! July 15, 2020

    Kids can be MFAH art explorers all summer! Every week brings a different theme with new activities inspired by works of art in the MFAH collections.

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    Family-Friendly Art Activity: Make Your Own Tree May 20, 2020

    Next up on the list of at-home activities: Making this fabulous tree collage is a fun art project that also teaches children important skills.

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    Family Art Activity: Yarn-Weaving in Large Spaces April 20, 2020

    Here’s an engaging in-home art activity the whole family will love. All you need is yarn and a room, and you’re in! 

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    Fun Film Facts for “Latin Wave 10” April 15, 2015
    Latin Wave, the Museum’s annual showcase of new films from Latin America, celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2015 with a great lineup of films and special guests. Latin Wave 10 kicks off Thursday, April 30, at 6 p.m. with a special Happy Hour Thursday, and screenings continue all weekend.  Here are some fun facts about Latin Wave 10:• The critical darling of this year’s festival looks to …
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    Spring Break 2015: 6 Ways to Visit the MFAH for Free March 4, 2015
    Houstonians don’t have to travel far or break the bank to have fun this Spring Break. Get out of the house and check out these six, free ways to enjoy the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston! 1) Cullen Sculpture GardenFor an outdoor experience, relax among sculptures by artists such as Ellsworth Kelly and Auguste Rodin. Admission is always free, and the garden is open every day from 9 a.m. to 10 p …
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    Telling Tales out of School October 4, 2013
    Artist and Glassell Junior School instructor Seth Mittag created this reel of stop-motion videos made by his classes over the years. I sat down with Seth to get some background on these sometimes-dark, often-funny videos and his students, who range in age from 8 to 18. “The main goals I have are to teach the kids how to make animation; to have a lot of fun; and for about an hour and 15 …