14 Sep
Thu / 2017

  1. FILMS
    Rosauro Castro

    Pedro Armendáriz stars as the title character who is a powerful cacique who rules his town with iron-fisted authority. He is suspected of slaying his enemy, but nobody in the community dares to denounce him.

  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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour on Thursday, when general admission is free and the MFAH is open late! Enjoy music, drinks from the bar, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  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.

  5. PERFORMANCES
    Dance the Revolution

    Law Building

    In the galleries of Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950, METdance performers take their places as moving sculptures among the art.

15 Sep
Fri / 2017

  1. FILMS
    Soledad’s Shawl (El rebozo de Soledad)

    Dr. Alberto Robles (Arturo de Córdova), an idealistic city doctor, lends his services to help the community of a small Mexican village. Once there, he falls in love with an Indian girl (Estela Inda) who has been spoken for by a campesino (Pedro Armendáriz), and thus becomes involved in a feudalistic war among farmers and landowners.

  2. FILMS
    Tales of Mexico (La habitación)

    This omnibus feature film connects eight distinctive stories set in the same Mexico City apartment across 100 years.

16 Sep
Sat / 2017

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950”

    Law Building

    This one-hour, docent-led tour for MFAH members explores the exhibition Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    CANCELED: Family Art-Making Activity for Members

    Beck Building

    This event, originally scheduled for September 16 from 1 to 4 p.m., is canceled. Members at the Family level and above will receive an invitation to the next Family Art-Making Workshop—more details soon!

  3. LECTURES
    In Conversation: The Historic Garden Today

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Gardens and landscaping expert Bart Brechter shares an afternoon of conversation with historic-landscape scholar Mark Laird.
    Please note that this lecture’s originally scheduled time and location have changed. The event now takes place at 2 p.m. at Bayou Bend’s Kilroy Visitor and Education Center at 6003 Memorial Drive.

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