14 Jul
Sat / 2012

  1. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Made in America: Celebrating American Art”

    Beck Building

    As America turns 236 this month, celebrate by exploring the MFAH American art collection as you’ve never seen it before. Discover the “American made” collection of paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts on this hour-long tour for MFAH Members.[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Thomas Gainsborough

    Beck Building

    Thomas Gainsborough's poetic mastery of fluidly merging his portrait sitters with the landscapes they occupy does not readily belie his contentious relationship with his rival, Sir Joshua Reynolds, or the Royal Academy. Join this 20-minute spotlight gallery talk and see[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Duncan Phyfe: Master Cabinetmaker in New York”

    Beck Building

    Explore the fine craftsmanship of Duncan Phyfe, whose furniture designs were in such high demand in the early 19th century that they were dubbed the "United States Rage." This 45-minute gallery talk will change the way you look at furniture! Presented[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Unrivalled Splendor: The Kimiko and John Powers Collection of Japanese Art”

    Law Building

    Discover Japan's artistic development through objects in an unparalleled private art collection. From some of the earliest examples of Japanese Buddhist art to works of popular art, this 45-minute gallery talk explores the depth and[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk “The Art of Exaggeration”

    Beck Building

    This 20-minute gallery talk is sure to make you laugh! Explore examples of satire caricature—by the greatest artists who practiced the genre—in art from the 16th through the 20th century. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Art[…]

  6. FILMS
    Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview

    Law Building

    Ten years after leaving Apple, the late Steve Jobs agreed to an hour-long interview for Triumph of the Nerds, a TV series about the birth of the personal computer. Only a part of the 1995 conversation[…]

  7. FILMS
    Howl’s Moving Castle

    Law Building

    When Sophie, a teenage girl who works in her father’s hat shop, meets the charismatic wizard Howl, she inadvertently arouses the wrathful jealousy of an evil witch, who casts a spell that turns Sophie’s face[…]

15 Jul
Sun / 2012

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Family Art Workshop “Fantasies and Fairy Tales”

    Rienzi

    Family Art Workshops encourage families to come together to create art, write stories and poems, and see performances inspired by the Rienzi Collection. Admission is free, but space is limited and reservations are required. Please[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio “A New Way: Investigating a Work of Modern Art”

    Beck Building

    Family Zone location Gallery 109 (first floor) Beck Building Studio location SW Bell Studio (lower level) Beck Building Drop in anytime! All programs run 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (except Storytime begins 1:30 p.m.) Every[…]

  3. FILMS
    Kiki's Delivery Service

    Law Building

    On the occasion of her thirteenth birthday, klutzy witch-in-training Kiki leaves her hometown in the company of her talking black cat Jiji, as it is customary for all witches to live alone for a year[…]

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