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.[…]

  3. 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[…]

10 Oct
Mon / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Highlights of the MFAH

    Beck Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works of art in the MFAH collections on this 45-minute, guided gallery talk.

11 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[…]

12 Oct
Wed / 2011

  1. 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:[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club October Discussion Session

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    October 2011 at Bayou Bend A History of the World in Six Glasses by Tom Standage In A History of the World in Six Glasses (2006) British technology historian Tom Standage presents the intriguing idea that[…]

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club October Discussion Session

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    October 2011 at Bayou Bend A History of the World in Six Glasses by Tom Standage In A History of the World in Six Glasses (2006) British technology historian Tom Standage presents the intriguing idea that[…]

13 Oct
Thu / 2011

  1. 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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