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[…]

15 Nov
Tue / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Bayou Bend: House Closed/Gardens Open

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    In preparation for Bayou Bend's annual Yuletide display, opening November 17, the house is closed Tuesday–Wednesday, November 15–16. Admission to the Bayou Bend Gardens is not affected. Tours of the house resume on Thursday, November[…]

16 Nov
Wed / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Bayou Bend: House Closed/Gardens Open

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    In preparation for Bayou Bend's annual Yuletide display, opening November 17, the house is closed Tuesday–Wednesday, November 15–16. Admission to the Bayou Bend Gardens is not affected. Tours of the house resume on Thursday, November[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “The Spirit of Modernism”

    Law Building

    See examples of Modernist American art spanning many artistic genres, including painting, sculpture, photography, and contemporary arts and design. This 45-minute gallery talk is presented in conjunction with the cross-departmental exhibition The Spirit of Modernism:[…]

  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[…]

17 Nov
Thu / 2011

  1. EVENTS
    Double-Discount Days in The MFAH Shop

    MFA Shop

    Double-Discount Days for MFAH Members November 17–27 Get your holiday shopping done early!  During Double-Discount Days in The MFAH Shop, present your MFAH Membership card and photo ID to enjoy twice the savings by receiving 20%[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Book Club Walk-in Tour “Cleopatra”

    Beck Building

    This fall, the MFAH Book Club looks to ancient Egypt and the Middle East with two internationally minded selections: Cleopatra: A Life (2010), a biography by Stacy Schiff, and My Name is Red (1998), a[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Claudia Lobão Presents Her Latest Jewelry Collection

    MFA Shop

    Brazilian-born jewelry designer Claudia Lobão brings her latest jewelry collection to The MFAH Shop. Her dazzling creations of hand-crocheted jewelry designs are always the rage, so you won't want to miss this limited, two-day appearance.[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: "New Formations: Czech Avant-Garde Art and Modern Glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen Collection"

    Beck Building

    Discover a little-known chapter of 20th-century art! The exhibition New Formations presents works of Czech avant-garde art that were often hidden from the public during the Cold War. This gallery talk lasts about 45 minutes.[…]

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