29 Jan
Sun / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio: Exploring a Mythical Masterwork “Orpheus Charming the Animals”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. On January 8, 15, 22, and 29, the Family Zone is located in the exhibition galleries of Dutch and Flemish Masterworks from the Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    The History of American Beverages

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    THIS PROGRAM IS SOLD OUT Join Bayou Bend as the historic house museum offers an interactive, taste-bud-friendly look at the history of several popular American beverages. Over four weeks, participants take part in tastings and learn the history of coffee, tea, distilled[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Highlights of the Peter Blum Edition Archive”

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute gallery talk, explore the process of contemporary printmaking through the prints and preparatory materials of contemporary masters such as Louise Bourgeois, Enzo Cucchi, Alex Katz, Brice Marden, and James Turrell. The exhibition Highlights of[…]

  4. FILMS
    This Is Not a Film

    Law Building

    “Secretly shot on an iPhone by Mojtaba Mirtahmasb and smuggled into France on a USB key hidden in a cake for a last-minute submission to the Cannes Film Festival, it depicts the sequestered life of[…]

30 Jan
Mon / 2012

  1. FILMS
    Aftershock

    Law Building

    Introduced by Ping Sun, Rice University Representative Aftershock is an epic story of a family separated as a result of the great Tangshan earthquake of 1976, which claimed 255,000 lives, injured 160,000, and destroyed 650,000[…]

31 Jan
Tue / 2012

  1. 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.

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Opening Reception “Houston Interpretations: Selections from the Glassell Studio School Works on Paper Department”

    Off-site, The Glassell Studio School

    Celebrate the opening of the exhibition Houston Interpretations: Selections from the Glassell Studio School Works on Paper Department (on view January 30–February 10). The reception takes place at Tradition Bank, 5020 Montrose Boulevard (across the street from the Glassell Studio[…]

01 Feb
Wed / 2012

  1. 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.  

  2. 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[…]

02 Feb
Thu / 2012

  1. 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.

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