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  1. WORKSHOPS
    Teacher Workshop “WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY“

    Law Building

    In this workshop, teachers investigate the process of conflict through photographs from the exhibition WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath. How do these images shape the story of war? What are their effects on[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Learning Through Art at the MFAH: Window on the World

    Law Building

    Learning Through Art at the MFAH (LTA/MFAH) connects the museum´s collections of world art into the classroom curriculum for art, language arts, math, science, and social studies. Through discussions in the museum´s galleries and hands-on[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Manifestations of Shiva: Hinduism’s Great God in Myth, Art & Poetry

    Law Building

    This day-long seminar, featuring five eminent scholars from the United States and India, has been organized by Indira Peterson, the David B. Truman Professor of Asian Studies, Mount Holyoke College. The event will be inaugurated[…]

  4. EVENTS
    Members Tour: Lives of the Saints

    Beck Building

    Images of the saints are ubiquitous in religious devotional objects of the Christian tradition. On this month's Members tour, explore the saints and their artistic attributes to learn more about their lives and paths to[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: San Ildefonso Pottery

    Law Building

    Explore ceramic wares from the hub of Southwest American pottery on this 20-minute gallery talk, including works by the masters Maria and Julian Martinez.

  6. WORKSHOPS
    Holiday Workshop at Rienzi: Needlepoint Ornaments

    Rienzi

    Enjoy a holiday needlepoint workshop at Rienzi, the MFAH house museum for European decorative arts. The 2012 Christmas ornament features the iconic Rienzi lion. No prior needlepoint experience is necessary, and all skill levels are welcome.[…]

  7. 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​.

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Pointed Gestures”

    Beck Building

    Are you pointing at me? From communicating symbolic meanings to advancing a narrative, artists use gestures in interesting ways. Join this 45-minute gallery talk to find out more.

  9. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Book Signing with Hugo Ortega

    MFA Shop

    Stop by The MFAH Shop to meet Hugo Ortega—owner of two of Houston's favorite restaurants, Hugo's and Backstreet Cafe—as he signs his new book, Street Food of Mexico. Spice up your holiday gift giving by picking up an[…]

  10. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Oceanic Art

    Law Building

    In the South Pacific Ocean, 25,000 islands lie between Asia and the Americas. Together with the continent of Australia, these islands make up Oceania. Join this 20-minute gallery talk and see how the presence of[…]

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