21 Jun
Thu / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Summer Art Detectives: Gallery Investigations + Studio

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Gallery Investigations + Studio • In the galleries, investigate a work of art by looking carefully, uncovering details, and thinking about the cool stuff you discover. Talk with an MFAH educator and use hands-on materials[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Me, Myself, and I: Self-Portraits”

    Beck Building

    Determining the messages artists are trying to communicate through their art leads to much speculation. But what are they trying to communicate when they use their own visage as subject matter? Join this guided, 45-minute[…]

  3. FILMS
    Ponyo

    Law Building

    Ponyo is a fish-girl who lives in an underwater castle with her father and several sisters. Wanting to see more of the world, she floats away on the back of a jellyfish and finds herself[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    A close exploration of the porcelain splendors at Rienzi, this tour introduces visitors to the inspiring development of "white gold" in Europe during the 18th century. Discover the monarchs and vibrant commercial markets that fed[…]

  5. LECTURES
    Trenton Doyle Hancock: In His Own Words

    The Glassell Studio School

    Trenton Doyle Hancock is the youngest artist to be included in the Whitney Biennial—twice; he was the focus of an installment of the PBS television series Art21; and he shows both nationally and worldwide. Hancock's recent editions have been printed through[…]

  6. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Exhibition Opening “35 Years of Printmaking at Glassell”

    Off-site

    35 Years of Printmaking at Glassell  On view June 21–July 3 Tradition Bank Gallery, 5020 Montrose Boulevard The exhibition 35 Years of Printmaking at Glassell offers a survey of the influence that the Glassell School print room has[…]

  7. 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.

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Anthony van Dyck

    Beck Building

    Flemish painter Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) captured the look of "casual elegance" in his portraits that would influence the genre of portrait painting.  Explore this look through two portraits of important figures from the English court on this 20-minute gallery talk. This[…]

22 Jun
Fri / 2012

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

    Law Building

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

  2. LECTURES
    Lecture “Rembrandt”

    Law Building

    A lecture about Old Master Rembrandt van Rijn, whose work is on view in two exhibitions: Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London and Drawings by Rembrandt, His Students, and Circle from[…]

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