29 Nov
Thu / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Constructed Dialogues: Concrete, Geometric, and Kinetic Art from the Latin American Art Collection”

    Beck Building

    See different avant-garde movements led by Latin American artists when you join this 45-minute gallery talk to explore the exhibition Constructed Dialogues: Concrete, Geometric, and Kinetic Art from the Latin American Art Collection​.

  2. 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[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Book Tours “In Country” MFAH Collections

    Law Building

    After reading the MFAH Book Tours selection for fall 2012—In Country by Bobbie Ann Mason—join this tour for a cross-cultural look at works of art in the MFAH collections that relate to war and other prominent themes in the novel. Copies[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Film Screening and Discussion: A Touring Taste of Dance Salad Festival

    Law Building

    Enjoy an evening of world-class dance captured by award-winning video artists Bob Ball and Laurie McDonald. This screening of A Touring Taste of Dance Salad Festival presents excerpts from the spring 2012 Dance Salad performances. The[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Americans in Paris and Abroad

    Beck Building

      Travel to Europe on this 45-minute gallery talk to and discover – whether for instruction or inspiration – the various reasons American artists visited the Old World.    This gallery talk is offered in[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: 1602 Map of the World

    Law Building

    What does the world look like from the perspective of a Jesuit priest doing missionary work in China in 1602? Find out by exploring a rare map that survives as an example of international collaboration[…]

30 Nov
Fri / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Little Art Adventures

    MFAH Visitors Center

    Little Art Adventures is a 30-minute program designed for children ages 3 to 5 years old and their adult companions. The experience includes a storybook circle; creative shape and color play; the creation of a[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Javanese “Burial Mask”

    Law Building

    Explore the MFAH collections one masterpiece at a time! Every Friday, join a 20-minute gallery talk and work your way around the world and through time. Today's featured highlight is an ancient Burial Mask from[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Candlelight Fridays at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens is open late on these special nights so that guests may enjoy the festive lights and decorations on display during Yuletide: Holiday Time at Bayou Bend. Tour the holiday-themed Yuletide display[…]

  4. FILMS
    Grand Illusion

    Law Building

    Orson Welles said of this undisputed masterpiece, “If I had to save one film in the world, it would be Grand Illusion.” During World War I, two French soldiers–an aristocrat (Pierre Fresnay) and a mechanic (Jean[…]

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