23 Dec
Sun / 2012

  1. 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[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio “Shape Your World: Exploring Contemporary Latin American Art”

    Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. On December 9, 23, and 30, explore a sculpture by Lygia Clark, an artist from Brazil​. The Family Zone is located in the exhibition Constructed Dialogues: Concrete, Geometric,[…]

  3. 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.  

26 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[…]

27 Dec
Thu / 2012

  1. 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[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Biblical Narratives

    Beck Building

    Ever wonder why European art collections are dominated by paintings with religious themes? Join this 45-minute gallery talk to dive into this important genre and explore it at different moments in the history of art,[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Winter Break Sketching in the Galleries

    Beck Building

    Sketch works of art in the museum galleries during this free informal program. An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to get you started. This family event is open to adults, kids,[…]

  4. FILMS
    Eleanor's Secret

    Law Building

    ADMISSION Thursday, December 27: Free (general admission is free on Thursdays) Friday, December 28: Free with general admission MFAH Members always receive free general admission. From Academy Award–nominated director Dominique Monféry comes a sumptuously animated[…]

  5. 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[…]

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