11 Mar
Sun / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Azalea Trail

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Rienzi

    Enjoy the beautiful gardens of the two MFAH house museums—Bayou Bend and Rienzi—as part of Houston’s annual Azalea Trail. Both houses are only open to Azalea Trail ticket holders during this weekend.  For tickets, contact River Oaks[…]

  2. FILMS
    Paul Goodman Changed My Life

    Law Building

    Thursday's screening introduced by director Jonathan Lee Sunday's screening Introduced by Tony Hoagland, poet and professor, University of Houston creative writing program Author of the legendary bestseller Growing Up Absurd, Paul Goodman (1911–1972) was also a bisexual poet, family man,[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio “Color Harmonies: Exploring the Abstract Paintings of Jules Olitski”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. On March, 11, 18, and 25, look for signs in the main lobbies to tell you which gallery the Family Zone is located in that day. Spend some time with[…]

  4. FILMS
    Mary Lou

    Law Building

    Following the trend of contemporary musicals like Glee, the made-for-Israeli-TV series Mary Lou features a soundtrack by Israeli pop star Svika Pick (who appears as himself). Acclaimed director Eytan Fox (The Bubble; Walk on Water)[…]

  5. PERFORMANCES
    Gallery Concert: The Old City String Quartet

    Beck Building

    The Old City String Quartet Bryan Lee, violin Joel Link, violin Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola Camden Shaw, cello Program Schumann Quartet No. 3 in A Major Haydn Quartet Op. 77 No. 1 in G Major Tickets[…]

12 Mar
Mon / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Spring Break Week: Activities for Families

    Law Building

    Visit the MFAH during Spring Break Week! From March 12 to 16, the museum is filled with a wide variety of new experiences and resources for families. Every day, you can visit the Kinder Foundation Education Center (KFEC), your source of information about art[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Highlights of the MFAH

    Beck Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works of art in the MFAH collections on this 45-minute, guided gallery talk.

  3. LECTURES
    Lecture “Color Remix: Jules Olitski, Irreverence, and Redemption”

    Law Building

    Presented by David Pagel, art critic and frequent "Los Angeles Times" contributor; associate professor of art theory and history, Claremont Graduate University; adjunct curator, the Parrish Art Museum Los Angeles-based critic David Pagel examines Jules Olitski’s legacy[…]

13 Mar
Tue / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Bayou Bend Detective Days

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    There’s mystery afoot in the gardens at Bayou Bend! During Spring Break Week, join in outdoor scavenger hunts that explore the diversity of plant species in the gardens. Ideal for ages 6 to 12, these drop-in activities are perfect for parents[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Spring Break: Art + Studio “Discover King Tut”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS FULL Celebrate Spring Break at the MFAH The Art + Studio workshop series offers families an engaging, in-depth, and personal looking experience in the galleries, followed by a chance to create their own works of art[…]

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