11 Feb
Sat / 2012

  1. EVENTS
    Members Daytime Preview “Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski”

    Law Building

    Preview for MFAH Members Viewing of Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski before the exhibition opens to the public. For all levels of membership. Please present your MFAH membership card and photo ID for admission. Not an MFAH Member? Click here and join today!  […]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour: The Audrey Jones Beck Collection

    Beck Building

    The renowned Beck Collection features Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and early Modernist paintings. Houstonian Audrey Jones fell in love with Impressionism on a trip to Paris as a teenager, and after she married John A. Beck during[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: The Egyptian Afterlife

    Beck Building

    The Egyptians believed in an afterlife that closely resembled their earthly life.  Learn more about the ancient Egyptian afterlife through the burial objects they brought with them on this 20-minute gallery talk. This spotlight gallery[…]

  4. 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.  

  5. WORKSHOPS
    Let's Go! Family Workshop

    Beck Building

    Have you ever felt nervous about bringing children into the museum galleries to look at art? You’ll be able to put your worries aside after attending the workshop, Let’s Go!: Creating a Great Family Experience[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Cast in Bronze

    Law Building

    Ever since the ancient civilizations, artists have deliberately chosen bronze casting as an expressive process. Join this 45-minute gallery talk to explore bronze works of art from around the world and throughout time.

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Venus, Goddess of Love

    Beck Building

    This Valentine’s season, take another look at works of art depicting Venus, the goddess of love, on this 20-minute gallery talk.

  8. LECTURES
    Lecture “Spirit in Art: A Buddhist Vision”

    Law Building

    Friday and Saturday Afternoon Lectures Spirit in Art: A Buddhist Vision Presented by Anne C. Klein Professor of religious studies, Rice University, and founding director, Dawn Mountain Tibetan Buddhist Temple and Dawn Mountain Community Center &[…]

  9. FILMS
    2011 Oscar Nominees: Best Documentary (Short Subject)

    Law Building

    Get a jump on your Oscar pool! Attend this screening for an opportunity to see some of the 2011 nominees for Best Documentary (Short Subject) in advance of the February 26 Academy Awards ceremony. The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier[…]

12 Feb
Sun / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio "Vessel of Imagination: Exploring Greek Vases"

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH.  On February 12, 19, and 26, look for signs in the main lobbies to tell you which gallery the Family Zone is located in that day.  Spend some time[…]

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