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[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Art and Politics

    Beck Building

    The MFAH becomes a stop on the campaign trail! Join this 45-minute gallery talk to explore the way politics—in its many forms—relates to art.

  4. LECTURES
    Sacred Time: Medieval Art of Devotion

    Law Building

    Speaker: Timothy Bolton, Sotheby’s, deputy director, specialist in Western manuscripts  The ability to be master of one’s life and to order one’s day was a luxury enjoyed by only a very few in the Middle[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. 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[…]

15 Oct
Mon / 2012

  1. FILMS
    La Bohème

    Law Building

    Live piano accompaniment by Joseph Li, Shepherd School of Music, Rice University Houston Grand Opera sets the silent film alongside Puccini’s heartbreaking operatic score for a unique presentation of story, film, and music. This version of[…]

16 Oct
Tue / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Art and Politics

    Beck Building

    The MFAH becomes a stop on the campaign trail! Join this 45-minute gallery talk to explore the way politics—in its many forms—relates to art.

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Workshop “Symbols, Shapes, and Lines: Exploring Contemporary Latin American Art”

    Beck Building

    At this homeschool workshop, families explore a diverse collection of abstract art, from hanging wire sculptures to works that use lines and colors in inventive ways. In the studio, inspired by the art on view,[…]

17 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.

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