07 Oct
Sun / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art Improv

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Art Improv is held on select first Sundays throughout the year. Families will choose a work of art anywhere in the museum and make friends with it—spend time sketching it, writing about it, and talking about[…]

  2. 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.

  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[…]

08 Oct
Mon / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Highlights of the MFAH

    Beck Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works of art in the MFAH collections on this 45-minute, guided gallery talk.

09 Oct
Tue / 2012

  1. 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,[…]

  2. 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.

  3. 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,[…]

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[…]

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