18 Oct
Tue / 2011

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Studio School Workshop: Mixed Media: Lit from Within

    The Glassell Studio School

    Mixed Media: Lit from Within - AW936-2 Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. October 18–November 29 (7 sessions) Instructor: Portman $315 + $25 Lab Fee This workshop addresses art made on transparent and translucent surfaces (glass, Plexiglas,[…]

20 Oct
Thu / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Spotlight on Mary Cassatt “Painter and Printmaker”

    Beck Building

    Mary Cassatt—the only American artist directly affiliated with the French Impressionist movement—is today remembered for her intimate domestic scenes. On this 20-minute gallery talk, explore a painting and a print by Cassatt (1844–1926), and see[…]

23 Oct
Sun / 2011

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio “Yellow Squared: Explore a Contemporary Painting by Frank Stella”

    Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. On October 9, 16, and 23, look for signs in the lobbies to tell you which gallery the Family Zone is located in that day. Spend some time[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Prominent Patinas

    Beck Building

    Are the surfaces of sculptures—with their interesting colorations and textures—a product of the artistic process or the passing of time? Join this this 45-minute gallery talk to find out which patinas are applied and which are acquired.[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Rewrapping Gifts of the Sultan

    Law Building

    Presented by Linda Komaroff Curator of Islamic Art and department head, Art of the Middle East, Los Angeles County Museum of Art The practice of exchanging gifts is universal to all cultures and all times.[…]

  4. FILMS
    The Double Hour

    Law Building

    Guido (Filippo Timi), a former cop, is a luckless veteran of the speed-dating scene in Turin. But, much to his surprise, he meets Slovenian immigrant Sonia (Ksenia Rappoport), a chambermaid at a high-end hotel. The[…]

  5. FILMS
    Le Quattro volte

    Law Building

    Inspired by Pythagoras’s philosophy of reincarnation—the belief that animal, vegetable, and mineral are ultimately one—Michelangelo Frammartino's remarkable, wordless deliberation traces the rhythms of nature through the daily rituals of goats and their herdsmen in the[…]

24 Oct
Mon / 2011

  1. FILMS
    Bill Cunningham New York

    Law Building

    Introduced by fashion designer Alexandra Knight Eighty-something New York Times photographer and Schwinn-riding cultural anthropologist, Bill Cunningham has been obsessively and inventively chronicling fashion trends and high-society charity soirées for the Times Style section. His[…]

25 Oct
Tue / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Acid on Metal: The Art of Etching and Aquatint”

    Beck Building

    The printmaking processes of etching and aquatint require the biting of a metal plate with acid to incise a design. On this 45-minute gallery talk, take a closer look at these methods through the works of[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Educator Preview - Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs

    Law Building

    Free Preview for Educators - Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs Tuesday, October 25, 2011 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Caroline Wiess Law Building Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs contains[…]

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