28 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. PERFORMANCES
    Balinese Dance Performance

    Law Building

    In conjunction with today's Sunday Family Zone & Studio focusing on the queen's Crown in the Indonesian Gold Gallery, enjoy a performance featuring Balinese dancing in Cullinan Hall. Students from the Dharmasari Balinese Dance Group perform, and[…]

  4. 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.

  5. FILMS
    Too Beautiful for You

    Law Building

    Director Bertrand Blier shifted focus to a female protagonist in this winner of the Cannes special jury prize. A successful car salesman (Gérard Depardieu) is happily married to his gorgeous wife (Carole Bouquet, actress and longtime[…]

30 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. LECTURES
    Kaffe Fassett on “Dreaming in Color”

    Law Building

    A one-man revolution, Kaffe Fassett changed the world of quilting and knitting with his explosive use of color. Fassett visits the MFAH to talk about his intimate new autobiography, Dreaming in Color, which follows his[…]

31 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.

  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[…]

  3. LECTURES
    The Dawn of Photography

    Law Building

    Speaker: Malcolm Daniel, senior curator, department of photographs, the Metropolitan Museum of Art During this illustrated presentation, noted scholar Malcolm Daniel tells the story of two rival photographic inventions, both revealed to the public in[…]

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