27 May
Sun / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio: Latin American Art

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. On May 13, 20, and 27,* look for signs in the main lobbies to tell you which gallery the Family Zone is located in that day. Spend time with friendly family[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Drawings by Rembrandt, His Students, and Circle”

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute gallery talk, discover drawings by Rembrandt van Rijn—the 17th-century Dutch master—and his contemporaries. Explore the role of drawing in Rembrandt's own creative process and teaching methods, and see sheets that have never been exhibited before. Presented in conjunction with the[…]

  3. FILMS
    Reality Bites

    Law Building

    Written by Houstonian Helen Childress and filmed in Houston, Reality Bites was the first “Gen X” comedy based on recent graduates facing life and love after college. Winona Ryder stars as a valedictorian searching for[…]

28 May
Mon / 2012

  1. 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.

  2. FILMS
    El Bulli: Cooking in Progress

    Law Building

    Back by popular demand after drawing capacity crowds at the MFAH in February, this documentary chronicles the unique methodology of the brilliant and audacious Spanish chef, Ferran Adrià.  His restaurant, El Bulli (which closed in[…]

  3. FILMS
    El Bulli: Cooking in Progress

    Law Building

    Back by popular demand after drawing capacity crowds at the MFAH in February, this documentary chronicles the unique methodology of the brilliant and audacious Spanish chef, Ferran Adrià.  His restaurant, El Bulli (which closed in[…]

29 May
Tue / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Masterworks of Latin American Art”

    Beck Building

    Explore paintings by 20th-century Latin American masters on this 45-minute gallery talk presented in conjunction with the exclusive loan exhibition Modern and Contemporary Masterworks from Malba - Fundación Costantini.

30 May
Wed / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Frozen in Time: Still-Life Painting”

    Beck Building

    Although still-life painting was mastered by the ancient Greeks, the style went dormant until a spectacular resurgence in popularity across Europe in the 17th century. This 45-minute gallery talk explores still lifes, once considered the lowest of all[…]

  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[…]

31 May
Thu / 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.

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