26 Jan
Sat / 2019

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “Kindred Spirits: Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood”

    Beck Building

    MFAH members are invited to reserve a spot for this one-hour tour to explore the exhibition together with a Museum docent.

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

    Beck Building

    MFAH members at the Family level and above can drop in for art-making activities inspired by the ceramic works in Garden Paradise: The Magnificent Safavid Carpet from the Burrell Collection, Glasgow.

  3. WORKSHOPS
    Fashion through the Ages: Design Workshop

    SOLD OUT
    Beck Building

    Find fab fashions and make your own! Curator Helga Aurisch and Houston Community College fashion design instructor Nicolas ChampRoux lead a hands-on workshop inspired by the exhibition Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Kindred Spirits: Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores Kindred Spirits: Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood, an exhibition celebrating two independent artists who were ardently committed to assuming leading roles at the forefront of the American vanguard.

  5. LECTURES
    Making Monarchy: Portraiture, Power, and Pride

    Law Building

    Why did royal portraits matter? How did artists make a great royal portrait? This lecture inspired by Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol looks at how royal images were developed and popularized to British subjects—and, ultimately, across the world.

  6. FILMS
    Feast of Sorrow (Jashne deltangi)

    Introduced by director Pourya Azarbayjani
    Four stories about urban life set in contemporary Iran illustrate how the Internet and social media have transformed Iranian society.

27 Jan
Sun / 2019

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Children’s Texas Art Festival

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Free afternoon for families! Bayou Bend presents an afternoon celebrating art—created by and for children—that helps forge a connection to Texas and American heritage.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Kindred Spirits: Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores Kindred Spirits: Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood, an exhibition celebrating two independent artists who were ardently committed to assuming leading roles at the forefront of the American vanguard.

  3. FILMS
    3 Faces (Se rokh)

    In his latest film, Jafar Panahiofficially banned from making films in Iran—travels to northwest Iran with actress Behnaz Jafari to help an aspiring actress.

28 Jan
Mon / 2019

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Behind-the-Scenes Experience

    Beck Building

    Exclusive to Benefactor-level members and Leadership Circle donors. Invitations are mailed to eligible members. Bart Brechter, head of gardens and landscape operations, leads a briefing on the MFAH gardens, including Bayou Bend, Rienzi, and the newest additions to the Museum campus: the BBVA Compass Roof Garden and The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza. 

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