27 Dec
Tue / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Frozen in Time: Still-Life Painting”

    Beck Building

    Although still-life painting was mastered by the ancient Greeks, the style went dormant until a spectacular resurgence in popularity across Europe in the 17th century. This 45-minute gallery talk explores still lifes, once considered the lowest of all[…]

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Holiday Sketching in the Galleries

    Beck Building, Law Building

    An MFAH teaching artists guides adults and children of all drawing levels at this informal program. Locations: Tuesday, December 27 - African Art, Gallery 201M, Law Building Wednesday, December 28 - Dutch and Flemish Masterworks[…]

  3. FILMS
    A Little Princess

    Law Building

    No film ticket purchase required. Free with general museum admission. As World War I begins, 10-year-old Sara Crewe (Liesel Matthews) is growing up in India. But after she's sent to an English boarding school for safety, her[…]

  4. FILMS
    Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

    Law Building

    Beloved by children of all ages around the world, Sesame Street’s Elmo is an international icon. Few people know his creator, Kevin Clash. Displaying his creativity and talent at a young age, Clash’s inventive puppet[…]

28 Dec
Wed / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Arts of Antiquity

    Beck Building

    Put the Egyptian art of the King Tut exhibition in context: Join this 45-minute gallery talk and explore the artistic traditions of the ancient Mediterranean, through the MFAH collection of antiquities.

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Winter Break Workshops

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Inside & Outside Join Bayou Bend for two days of Winter Break workshops. Designed for children ages 7 to 12, these workshops focus on the collection and gardens of Bayou Bend. Each day, children create projects based on Bayou Bend's 2011 Yuletide display Holiday Time[…]

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Holiday Sketching in the Galleries

    Beck Building, Law Building

    An MFAH teaching artists guides adults and children of all drawing levels at this informal program. Locations: Tuesday, December 27 - African Art, Gallery 201M, Law Building Wednesday, December 28 - Dutch and Flemish Masterworks[…]

  4. FILMS
    A Little Princess

    Law Building

    No film ticket purchase required. Free with general museum admission. As World War I begins, 10-year-old Sara Crewe (Liesel Matthews) is growing up in India. But after she's sent to an English boarding school for safety, her[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. FILMS
    Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

    Law Building

    Beloved by children of all ages around the world, Sesame Street’s Elmo is an international icon. Few people know his creator, Kevin Clash. Displaying his creativity and talent at a young age, Clash’s inventive puppet[…]

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