26 Aug
Fri / 2016

  1. FILMS
    Private Property

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    Law Building

    Drifters Boots and Duke (played to creepy perfection by Warren Oates and Corey Allen) wander into the pristine Beverly Hills home of unhappy housewife Ann (Kate Manx). A major rediscovery for fans of noir and crime films, Private Property was considered lost until recently, and it is presented in a new 4K digital restoration.

  2. FILMS
    Too Late

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    Law Building

    Preceded by the short film “Sunday Punch,” which introduces some of the characters in the feature film. Shot on 35mm in five scenes, Too Late reveals in nonlinear fashion the tangled relationship between a troubled private investigator (John Hawkes) and the missing woman (Crystal Reed) he’s hired to find. 

27 Aug
Sat / 2016

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “Photography and Its Influence on the Visual Arts”

    Beck Building

    When painter and showman Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre burst onto the art scene in 1839 with his Daguerreotype, one of the earliest forms of photography, the world quickly took notice. The most obvious initial effect that photography[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Pleasures of the Senses”

    Beck Building

    The concept of the five senses is rooted in Greek philosophy, which held that the senses are points of contact between people and the universe. Though the visual arts are a feast for the eyes,[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Photography in the Gardens of Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Are you an amateur photographer? The Bayou Bend gardens provide a unique opportunity! Capture the beautiful blooms, gorgeous woodlands, and formal landscapes through your own lens. Please note the guidelines below. Admission to the gardens[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Post-Impressionist “Isms”

    Beck Building

    Impressionism was based on the objective recording of nature and effects of color and light. Many artists who exhibited with the Impressionists abandoned the style in favor of their own highly personal forms of artistic[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Treasures 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.

  6. FILMS
    Too Late

    Get Tickets
    Law Building

    Preceded by the short film “Sunday Punch,” which introduces some of the characters in the feature film. Shot on 35mm in five scenes, Too Late reveals in nonlinear fashion the tangled relationship between a troubled private investigator (John Hawkes) and the missing woman (Crystal Reed) he’s hired to find. 

28 Aug
Sun / 2016

  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. Each Sunday offers two storybook circles: one at 1:30 p.m. and the second at[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Post-Impressionist “Isms”

    Beck Building

    Impressionism was based on the objective recording of nature and effects of color and light. Many artists who exhibited with the Impressionists abandoned the style in favor of their own highly personal forms of artistic[…]

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