05 Feb
Sun / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Family Day “Ancient Treasures”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Family Days take place on select Sundays throughout the year, with opportunities to explore and make art, see performances, hear stories, watch family-friendly films, and much more! All activities are free with general admission, free for MFAH Members, and free[…]

  2. FILMS
    I, Crocodile

    Law Building

    I, Crocodile (2001, 9 min.) Author and Illustrator: Fred Marcellino An Egyptian crocodile who catches the fancy of the esteemed Emperor Napoleon becomes an instant celebrity in a fancy fountain in Paris. But when someone in[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    The History of American Beverages

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    THIS PROGRAM IS SOLD OUT Join Bayou Bend as the historic house museum offers an interactive, taste-bud-friendly look at the history of several popular American beverages. Over four weeks, participants take part in tastings and learn the history of coffee, tea, distilled[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Artists and Their Models

    Beck Building

    From inspirational muses to relatives who would pose for free, models have had interesting and unique relationships with the artists who painted them. Join a 45-minute gallery talk and learn about some of these fascinating duos.

  5. FILMS
    Night at the Museum

    Law Building

    A newly hired security guard (Ben Stiller) at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the animals and exhibits on display to come to life at night. The cast of this[…]

  6. FILMS
    !Women Art Revolution

    Law Building

    Sunday, February 5, 5 p.m. Talkback with artist Lynn Randolph and Jenni Sorkin, assistant professor of Contemporary Art History at the University of Houston*  Sunday, February 12, 5 p.m. Talkback with members of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston’s[…]

07 Feb
Tue / 2012

  1. 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.

08 Feb
Wed / 2012

  1. 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.  

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club: February Discussion

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Rienzi and Bayou Bend host a history book discussion series about life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at Rienzi and Bayou Bend, this book club offers free discussions each month.[…]

  3. 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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