08 Oct
Sat / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour: Lifestyles Around the World

    Beck Building

    Tour for MFAH Members Lifestyles Around the World The exhibition Life & Luxury: The Art of Living in Eighteenth-Century Paris allows you to experience—through art and material culture—a typical day in the life of elite Parisians. After[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: American Imagery in Prints of Robert Rauschenberg

    Beck Building

    Explore Robert Rauschenberg’s use of media imagery to foster an American identity. Through Selected Prints from the MFAH Collection—from pictures of President John F. Kennedy, to baseball games, to satellites—see how the artist captured an idealistic[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Members Event: Art-Making Activity for Families

    Beck Building

    MFAH Members are invited to gather the entire family and stop by the museum for an afternoon of fun.  Discover the exhibition Life & Luxury: The Art of Living in Eighteenth-century Paris, and make your own work of art[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Food in African Art

    Law Building

    From literal agricultural imagery to symbolic metaphors, food plays a significant role in many traditions in African art. Investigate these ideas and more on this 45-minute gallery talk.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: "Life & Luxury: The Art of Living in Eighteenth-Century Paris"

    Beck Building

    Experience the elegance of a typical day for elite 18th-century Parisians, through paintings, furniture, sculpture, timepieces, textiles, metalwork, musical instruments, maps, and more. This 45-minute gallery talk is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Life & Luxury:[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Spotlight on Egyptian Burials

    Beck Building

    Egyptian religion believed in resurrection after death. Join this 20-minute gallery talk and see how works of art from the MFAH collection reveal the process of preparing a body for this resurrection. Meet in the lobby[…]

  7. LECTURES
    Lecture “From the Sun King to the Revolution: The Real vs. the Ideal in 18th-Century French Painting”

    Law Building

    From the Sun King to the Revolution: The Real vs. the Ideal in 18th-Century French Painting Presented by David E. Brauer, senior lecturer, Glassell School of Art, MFAH, in conjunction with the exhibition Life &[…]

  8. FILMS
    World on a Wire

    Law Building

    Shown in two parts with a 15-minute intermission between the films Part 1 = 105 minutes / Part 2 = 107 minutes (To attend on separate days, bring your ticket when you come back for[…]

09 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.[…]

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