25 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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Rienzi and Bayou Bend Family Day: The Splendor of Spring

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Rienzi

    Celebrate spring in two of the most famous garden settings in Texas: Bayou Bend and Rienzi. Learn more about native plants and trees, as well as a few non-native species that thrive in Houston's soil, through crafts, activities, demonstrations, and performances.[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Tour & Lecture “Sound of Empire: Music and Power in Zhou Dynasty China”

    Law Building

    1 p.m. Guided Tour Meet in the lobby of the Law Building to tour the Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Arts of China Gallery 2 p.m. Lecture Presented by Haicheng Wang, assistant professor, University of Washington The amazing discovery of[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Off-Site Lecture “Royal Symbols: Crowns, Scepters, and Thrones”

    Off-site

    This event takes place at the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center 1700 First Colony Blvd. in Sugar Land Presented by Michael Barry, lecturer in Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University Royal symbols across the traditional Eurasian world have included[…]

  5. FILMS
    The Names of Love

    Law Building

    Baya Benmahmoud, a young, extroverted liberal, lives by the old hippie slogan: “Make love, not war” to convert right-wing men to her left-wing political causes by sleeping with them. She seduces many and so far[…]

26 Mar
Mon / 2012

  1. FILMS
    The Abandoned Children

    Law Building

    The MFAH is pleased to cohost a film screening and discussion in conjunction with the Menil Collection exhibition The World Is Not My Home: Danny Lyon Photographs and Houston's FotoFest 2012 Biennial. Program ► Screening of The Abandoned Children (Los niños abandonados), a powerful 1975 documentary[…]

27 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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Hearst Foundation Evenings for Educators “Peace, War, and Economic Depression: Teaching the 20th Century with Art”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Evenings for Educators are professional-development programs designed for pre-K to 12th-grade teachers, curriculum specialists, and administrators. How do artists respond to diverse political and economic climates? How do they reflect on developing technologies, the horror of[…]

28 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[…]

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