04 Dec
Sun / 2011

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Family Day “Gifts of Beauty”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    MFAH Family Days—held on select Sundays throughout the year—bring opportunities to explore and make art, see a performance, hear a story, and much more! Today, be dazzled by Gifts of Beauty! The exhibition Gifts of the Sultan:[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Cultural Intersections

    Law Building

    Trade, war, diplomacy: What happens to artistic traditions when two cultures meet? Join this 45-minute gallery talk and see examples of cultural intersections in art.

  3. PERFORMANCES
    Early Music Southwest at Rienzi: A Classical Christmas

    Rienzi

    Early Music Southwest presents "A Classical Christmas" at Rienzi. This holiday recital features a light and festive program of pieces by Austrian composer Joseph Haydn and his 18th-century contemporaries, performed by Stephanie Sant'Ambrogio on violin, Fred Edelen on[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Special Lecture “Charlemagne’s Elephant”

    Law Building

    Presented by Dr. Jonathan Bloom, Norma Jean Calderwood University Professor of Islamic and Asian Art, Fine Arts Department, Boston College Around the year 800, Harun al-Rashid—the famed Abbasid caliph featured in 1001 Nights—sent the Emperor[…]

  5. FILMS
    The Fourth Portrait

    Law Building

    In an interesting detour from 2008’s delightfully quirky Parking, Chung Mong-hong’s second feature is the bittersweet study of ten-year-old Xiang. In the tradition of Empire of the Sun, and The 400 Blows, Xiang faces a[…]

  6. PERFORMANCES
    Early Music Southwest at Rienzi: A Classical Christmas

    Rienzi

    Early Music Southwest presents "A Classical Christmas" at Rienzi. This holiday recital features a light and festive program of pieces by Austrian composer Joseph Haydn and his 18th-century contemporaries, performed by Stephanie Sant'Ambrogio on violin, Fred Edelen on[…]

05 Dec
Mon / 2011

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    King Tut: Free for All Kids

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs  King Tut Exhibition: Free Admission for Kids 18 & Under on Select Mondays in December Youth ages 18 and younger receive a free ticket (valued at up to $16) when[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Holiday Party

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Members Holiday Party Monday, December 5 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Enjoy live music, art-making activities for the entire family, and a visit with Santa Claus at the museum's annual holiday party.  Professional pictures with Santa[…]

06 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[…]

07 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.

Showing items 1–10 of 34

December 2011

S M T W T F S
01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Go to Today