01 Dec
Thu / 2011

  1. 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[…]

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

    Law Building

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

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    First Thursday Sketching

    Beck Building

    On the first Thursday of every month, sketch works of art in the museum galleries during this free, informal program. An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to get you[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Twilight Talk: A Conversation with the Foodies from Feast Restaurant

    Rienzi

    This event is sold out. Please visit Rienzi anytime during regular hours, and see English Taste: The Art of Dining in the Eighteenth Century on view through January 29! Join Rienzi in celebrating English Taste: The Art of Dining in the Eighteenth Century at December´s culinary-themed Twilight[…]

  5. LECTURES
    “A Touring Taste of Dance Salad Festival” Film Screening & Discussion

    Law Building

    This event is open to the public. Admission is free. A reception follows the program. Enjoy an evening of world-class dance captured by award-winning video artists Bob Ball and Laurie McDonald. This screening of A Touring Taste of Dance[…]

  6. LECTURES
    A Lecture by Ashley Hunt

    The Glassell Studio School

    This event takes place in Freed Auditorium at the Glassell Studio School. Ashley Hunt is an artist and activist who uses video, photography, mapping and writing to engage social movements, modes of learning and public[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts”

    Beck Building

    Explore Islamic art and culture through the universal tradition of gift giving: from personal gifts, to gifts for religious institutions, to gifts of diplomatic significance.  This gallery talk lasts 45 minutes.

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Spotlight on the Ibis in Egyptian Art

    Beck Building

    In Egyptian art, the ibis represents the god of wisdom and writing. Join this 20-minute gallery talk to explore the symbol of the ibis in Egyptian works of art from the MFAH collection. Meet in[…]

02 Dec
Fri / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Moments of Change

    Beck Building

    What spurs a new idea in art? Is it one artist seeing the work of another? Is it one culture interacting with another? Is it the natural evolution of an idea? Explore these ideas—and more—on this 45-minute,[…]

  2. FILMS
    Juliets

    Law Building

    Three filmmakers transport Shakespeare’s most famous heroine in different, equally modern directions. The stories complement each other nicely, from Hou Chi-jan’s bittersweet period tale of betrayals and misunderstandings to Shen Ko-shang’s time-shifting tale of heartbreak[…]

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