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Inside the MFAH Posts tagged #shadow-monsters


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    Unleash Your Shadow Monster July 30, 2015
    If you’ve visited the Museum this summer, chances are you’ve encountered Shadow Monsters, Philip Worthington’s participatory art installation. The artist’s pre-programmed software adds features to visitors’ shadows, which become new creatures with imaginative appendages like eyes, teeth, and fins—morphing the everyday visitor into a momentary monster. Now you, too, have a chance to add your …
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    Meet Max, the Knight at the Museum July 8, 2015
    On your summer visit, be sure to say hi to Max, our very own knight! He's here to help us celebrate Habsburg Splendor. Get to know our chivalrous visitor before you meet him in the galleries from Thursday through Sunday, or during storytime at July and August Sunday Family Zone + Studio programs. Facts on Max Full name: Max, the Knight at the Museum. Max is named after Holy Roman Emperor …