10 Oct
Wed / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Keeping Up Appearances”

    Beck Building

    How do clothes and accessories shape viewers' interpretations of their identity? Explore this concept in different corners of the museum's collection on this 45-minute gallery talk.

11 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. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “In Country”

    Law Building

    Speaker: William Monroe, professor in the department of English, and Nancy O'Connor Abendshein professor and dean in the Honors College, University of Houston In anticipation of the Veterans Day opening of the exhibition WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of[…]

  3. 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​.

  4. 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).

13 Oct
Sat / 2012

  1. 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[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Gego's Wire Constructions

    Beck Building

    Is it sculpture?  An installation?  A textile?  Explore Venezuelan artist Gego's unconventional work on this 20-minute gallery talk.  

  3. FILMS
    Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present

    Law Building

    Seductive, fearless, and outrageous, Marina Abramovic (born in 1946 in Belgrade, Yugoslavia) has been challenging the public for nearly 40 years. Using her own body as a vehicle, pushing herself beyond her physical and mental[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Art and Power

    Law Building

    Is art powerful?  In what way?  Is it subtle or domineering?  Waxing or waning?  Individual or collective?  Let these questions guide an exploration of what power looks like when it mixes with art on this[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Bird Sightings

    Law Building

    Explore birds perching in all corners of the museum! Discover the various—and sometimes surprising—role of feathered friends in art on this 45-minute gallery talk. No binoculars necessary.

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