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.

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Art of the Dogon

    Law Building

    Explore the origin story of the Dogon people rendered visually on a ceremonial trough and other wooden sculptures from Mali on this 20-minute gallery talk.

  7. LECTURES
    Leonard Lehrer “Adventures from a Personal Grand Tour”

    The Glassell Studio School

    “Adventures from a Personal Grand Tour,” a lecture by Leonard Lehrer, takes place in Freed Auditorium. A reception to meet the artist follows.  About the Speaker Leonard Lehrer is a painter and printmaker whose work has been[…]

  8. FILMS
    Sushi: The Global Catch

    Law Building

    Taking a different approach from the popular film Jiro Dreams of Sushi (which screened at the MFAH last spring), this revealing documentary also celebrates sushi while considering the impact of its consumption on the world's seas.[…]

14 Oct
Sun / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    “Visions of Fancy” Exhibition Tour

    Rienzi

    Discover the works of George Romney, one of the leading artists of late-18th-century England, on a docent-led exhibition tour of Visions of Fancy: George Romney, 18th-Century Paintings and Drawings. Rienzi, the MFAH house museum for European[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio “Shimmering Gold: Exploring a Queen's Crown from Indonesia”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. On October 14, 21, and 28, explore the magnificent queen's Crown from the royal court of Singaraja in Bali, an Indonesian island. The Family Zone location is in Gallery[…]

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