04 Oct
Thu / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: The Age of Empire

    Law Building

    Through the lens of exploration and colonization, see how disparate parts of the MFAH collection are connected on this 45-minute gallery talk.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    First Thursday Sketching

    Law 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[…]

  3. LECTURES
    “The Man in Cavendish Square” Romney, Reynolds, and the Politics of Portraiture

    Law Building

    Presented by Martin Postle, assistant director for academic activities, the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London, and a leading expert on the art of Sir Joshua Reynolds Sir Joshua Reynolds, first president[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Constructed Dialogues: Concrete, Geometric, and Kinetic Art from the Latin American Art Collection”

    Beck Building

    See different avant-garde movements led by Latin American artists when you join this 45-minute gallery talk to explore the exhibition Constructed Dialogues: Concrete, Geometric, and Kinetic Art from the Latin American Art Collection​.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk “For the Worshipers” by Noh Sang Kyoon

    Law Building

    Join this 20-minute gallery talk and explore the striking sculpture For the Worshipers, by Korean artist Noh Sang Kyoon (born 1958).

05 Oct
Fri / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Vincent van Gogh’s “The Rocks”

    Beck Building

    Explore the MFAH collections one masterpiece at a time! Every Friday at lunchtime, join a 20-minute gallery talk and work your way around the world and through time. This week's featured highlight is the dynamic[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Public to Private Narrative in Early Baroque to Early Modern Italian Painting

    Law Building

    Speaker: David Brauer, senior lecturer, Glassell School of Art Prior to the modern period, the function of paintings was to tell stories, and those who commissioned the paintings knew the stories. This lecture focuses on biblical,[…]

  3. FILMS
    Manhattan Short Film Festival

    Law Building

    An extraordinary event takes place in venues across the globe! More than 100,000 people in 250 cities across six continents gather to view and vote in the annual Manhattan Short Film Festival. The festival’s mission is[…]

06 Oct
Sat / 2012

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Learning Through Art at the MFAH: ARTiculation

    Law Building

    Learning Through Art at the MFAH (LTA/MFAH) connects the museum´s collections of world art into the classroom curriculum for art, language arts, math, science, and social studies. Through discussions in the museum´s galleries and hands-on[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour: Political Influence

    Beck Building

    Candidates might be trying to extend their last-minute influence over undecided voters this month, but inside the museum, the politics have already played out. Explore works of art that betray political influences of their time[…]

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