18 Mar
Sun / 2012

  1. 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[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Demonstration: The Art of Ikebana Flower Arranging

    Beck Building

    Presented by Ingrid Lüders, an internationally renowned Grand Master of the Ohara School The art of ikebana flower arranging has been practiced throughout Japan for more than 600 years. First developed from the Buddhist ritual of offering flowers[…]

  3. FILMS
    Best of the Ottawa International Animation Festival

    Law Building

    The Ottawa International Animation Festival is North America´s largest animation showcase. The 2011 edition received 2,005 entries from 75 countries, and their “best of” tour samples award-winning shorts created with an inventive array of techniques.[…]

20 Mar
Tue / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Ceramics: The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection”

    Beck Building

    Explore trends in contemporary ceramics—from functional vessels to sculptural works and hybrids of the two—on this 45-minute gallery talk in conjunction with the exhibition Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Ceramics: The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection.

  2. FILMS
    David Hockney: A Bigger Picture

    Law Building

    A reception to meet the filmmaker, Bruno Wollheim, follows the screening. DVDs of the film will be available for purchase. Filmed over three years, this documentary is an unprecedented record of a major artist at[…]

21 Mar
Wed / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski”

    Law Building

    Jules Olitski (1922–2007), one of America's last classic modern painters, created brilliant color harmonies and chromatic shifts in his paintings. Explore a survey of his work on this 45-minute gallery talk in conjunction with the exhibition Revelation: Major Paintings by[…]

  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[…]

22 Mar
Thu / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Elegant Perfection: Masterpieces of Courtly and Religious Japanese Art”

    Law Building

    Explore the museum's new Arts of Japan Gallery on this 45-minute gallery talk, which covers major themes and traditions in Japanese art. Presented in conjunction with Elegant Perfection: Masterpieces of Courtly and Religious Japanese Art.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Book Club Walk-in Tour “Voices from the Other World”

    Beck Building

    This spring, the MFAH Book Club looks at two civilizations that are worlds apart: ancient Egypt and post–World War II Japan. Both selections are concise and introspective, contemplating the roles of tradition and evolution in[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Artist’s Talk “Marek Cecula on Contemporary Ceramic Art & Design”

    Law Building

    Presented by artist Marek Cecula, founder of Modus Design and former head and coordinator of the ceramics department at Parsons School of Design, New York (1983–2004) Ceramics is no longer a field monopolized by potters and[…]

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