05 May
Sat / 2012

  1. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Rivera, Kahlo, and Beyond: Modern and Contemporary Latin American Masters”

    Beck Building

    Explore the work of Latin America’s best-known artists, key figures who pioneered Modern art in their own countries or participated in the principle European movements. Many are well-known personalities in the United States, and others are[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Wedding Jewelry

    Law Building

    As wedding season kicks off, explore works of art in the MFAH collection related to the ritual of marriage on this 20-minute gallery talk.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Visions of Arcadia

    Beck Building

    Arcadia—an idyllic vision of harmonious paradise—has served as a theme in the arts since ancient times. Join this 45-minute gallery talk and see how the idea of an untouched (and perhaps unattainable) utopia has been[…]

  4. 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.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk “Egyptomania”

    Law Building

    The King Tut exhibition may be gone, but you can still discover how people in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries were just as intrigued by the Boy King's legacy. Explore Egyptian Revival objects by joining this 20-minute gallery talk offered in conjunction with Egyptomania.[…]

  6. LECTURES
    Lecture “Bringing Italy to the North: Van Aelst in Amsterdam”

    Law Building

    Speaker: Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., curator of Northern Baroque paintings, National Gallery of Art This lecture is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Elegance and Refinement: The Still-Life Paintings of Willem van Aelst. Seating is limited. A reception and tour follow. Open[…]

  7. FILMS
    Stick ’Em Up!

    Law Building

    "Stick ‘Em Up!" filmmakers are scheduled to introduce each screening.  After the Saturday 6:45 p.m. screening, stay for a short discussion presented by the Teen Council of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. This gritty, Houston-made documentary explores the subculture[…]

  8. PERFORMANCES
    HGO Studio at Rienzi: Spring Performance

    Rienzi

    Rienzi continues its collaboration with Houston Grand Opera Studio to present sparkling evening recitals in Rienzi’s intimate Gallery. Audiences have the opportunity to experience the exceptional talent of these young, up-and-coming artists. A wine-and-sweets reception[…]

  9. FILMS
    Stick ’Em Up!

    Law Building

    "Stick ‘Em Up!" filmmakers are scheduled to introduce each screening.  After the Saturday 6:45 p.m. screening, stay for a short discussion presented by the Teen Council of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. This gritty, Houston-made documentary explores the subculture[…]

06 May
Sun / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art Improv

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Art Improv offers family fun on select first Sundays throughout the year. Choose a work of art anywhere in the museum and make friends with it—spend time sketching it, writing about it, and talking about[…]

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