17 Nov
Sat / 2012

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Teacher Workshop “Visual Expressions: Illustrating Prose”

    Law Building

    How can art inspire students to write and create works of art? How can the MFAH be used as a resource in classrooms? This workshop for teachers explores the art of Henry Ossawa Tanner and[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Members Double Discount Days

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, MFA Shop

    Find the perfect gifts for the holiday season at a discount! During Members Double Discount Days, MFAH members receive 20% off purchases in the MFA Shop. That's twice the usual 10% member discount. 

  3. EVENTS
    Members Tour: Art and Conflict

    Beck Building

    How do art and conflict intersect? This month's Members tour explores works of art that examine ideas of art and conflict, as seen through the minds and eyes of artists. Space is limited, and spots fill[…]

  4. EVENTS
    Members Ornament-Making Workshop

    Beck Building

    Enjoy festive music and complimentary refreshments as you create your own one-of-a kind decorations. Drop in anytime. All materials are provided. Present your membership card for admission. Not a Member? Join today!

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk “Ewan Gibbs: Arlington National Cemetery”

    Law Building

    When it comes to the work of British artist Ewan Gibbs, there is definitely more than originally meets the eye. Join this 20-minute gallery talk to explore his painstaking process of making drawings look like[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Book Tours “In Country” WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY

    Law Building

    After reading the MFAH Book Tours selection for fall 2012—In Country by Bobbie Ann Mason—join this tour for a look at photographs in the exhibition WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath that relate to the novel. Copies of In[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit”

    Beck Building

    Working in an expatriate community in turn-of-the-century Paris, African American artist Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859–1937) infused his religious paintings with the modernist sensibility of the times. Explore the retrospective Modern Spirit on this 45-minute gallery talk.[…]

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

    Law Building

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

  9. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk “The Doctor Is In”

    Beck Building

    Join this 20-minute gallery talk to explore the work of two men who made some of the most powerful photographs in the history of journalism. W. Eugene Smith and James Nachtwey were born 30 years apart, but[…]

  10. LECTURES
    Leonardo and “The Last Supper”

    Law Building

    Presented by Ross King, author of the new book Leonardo and "The Last Supper."  Among his other critically acclaimed publications are Brunelleschi’s Dome: The Story of the Great Cathedral in Florence ​and The Judgment of Paris: The[…]

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