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[…]

20 Nov
Sun / 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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Bayou Bend Family Day: The First Americans

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Discover the customs and traditions of America's earliest settlers, from the European explorers to the native peoples. Experience the way they lived through art activities, historical re-creations, and true primary source examples of 17th century[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio “Oui! Oui! Oudry! Exploring a Still Life by Jean-Baptiste Oudry”

    Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. Look for signs in the main lobbies to tell you which gallery the Family Zone is located in that day. Spend some time with the friendly family educators—sit on a[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. FILMS
    Procession of the Image Processors

    Law Building

    Introduced by Steve Seid and Michael Sicinski A reception and book signing in the museum galleries follows this program As computer and video technology evolved in the second half of the twentieth century, media artists[…]

  6. FILMS
    Landscape as Expression

    Law Building

    Introduced by Steve Seid, Scott Stark, and Michael Sicinski San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area offer an astonishing landscape that combines shifting and surprising natural visual qualities with a teeming urban culture. The area[…]

21 Nov
Mon / 2011

  1. FILMS
    Sundance Cinemas: Opening Celebration

    Off-site

    Click here for tickets.  THIS BENEFIT EVENT IS SOLD OUT, THANK YOU! Sundance Cinemas hosts grand-opening celebrations to honor local arts organizations, such as this party benefiting MFAH Films and the Houston Cinema Arts Society. The festivities take[…]

22 Nov
Tue / 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%[…]

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