02 Dec
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: 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.  

  3. PERFORMANCES
    Music and the Journey of War: A 3-Part Concert Series

    Law Building

    The unprecedented exhibition WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath explores the experience of war through the eyes of photographers. Images recorded the world over, from the mid-1800s to the present day, depict the[…]

  4. PERFORMANCES
    Early Music Southwest “Natale con Strumenti a Corda”

    Rienzi

    This Early Music Southwest recital at Rienzi presents holiday favorites for violins and continuo, including Arcangelo Corelli's famous "Christmas Concerto." The performance features Noel Martin and Mimi Mitchell on baroque violin, and Christina Edelen on harpsichord. A[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. PERFORMANCES
    Early Music Southwest “Natale con Strumenti a Corda”

    Rienzi

    This Early Music Southwest recital at Rienzi presents holiday favorites for violins and continuo, including Arcangelo Corelli's famous "Christmas Concerto." The performance features Noel Martin and Mimi Mitchell on baroque violin, and Christina Edelen on harpsichord. A[…]

03 Dec
Mon / 2012

  1. EVENTS
    MFAH Members Holiday Party “Merry and Bright”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Enjoy music, performances, art-making activities for the entire family, and a visit with Santa Claus at the museum's annual holiday party for MFAH Members. Professional pictures with Santa are available for an additional fee. Complete[…]

04 Dec
Tue / 2012

  1. 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.[…]

05 Dec
Wed / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Rising Tension

    Beck Building

    Artists have a knack for representing tension and drama in works of art. How do they do it? Find out by joining this 45-minute gallery talk for an exploration of gripping artworks, such as A Bull Fight.

  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[…]

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