13 Aug
Sun / 2017

  1. 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.

  2. 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. 

  3. 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. 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.

17 Aug
Thu / 2017

  1. FILMS
    Another Dawn (Distinto Amanecer)

    Another Dawn takes a dizzying journey into Mexico City’s nightlife, with elements of film noir. Idealistic Octavio is sucked into a vortex of trouble when he flees a corrupt governor, finds refuge in a cinema, and reunites with a former lover.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950

    Law Building

    This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores the exhibition Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950 and encourages visitors to discuss the artwork together.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Drop-in MFAH Book Club Tour “The Last Painting of Sara de Vos”

    Beck Building

    Read the summer 2017 pick for the MFAH Book Club —The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith—and drop in for a staff-led tour of related works in the MFAH collections. Individuals can participate in further discussion in our online Goodreads group, too!

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exploring the Artist’s Toolbox

    Beck Building

    Take a moment to touch, explore, and learn more about the different materials, processes, and techniques artists use to create works of art.

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