24 Jul
Tue / 2012

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Summer Mini-Conference for Teachers

    The Glassell Studio School

    At this annual two-day event, artists and art educators present sessions on art-making, art history, and art education. Each session offers inspiration through hands-on projects and curriculum connections. This mini-conference takes place at the Glassell[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: "Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London"

    Beck Building

    Explore the acclaimed works by the greatest old master artists never before seen outside of the United Kingdom on this 45-minute gallery talk.  From paintings by Rembrandt van Rijn, Thomas Gainsborough, and Anthony van Dyck to Frans Hals, Joshua Reynolds, and J. M.[…]

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Tuesday Tea + Tour “Unrivalled Splendor: The Powers Collection of Japanese Art”

    Law Building

    Experience the traditions of tea at the MFAH! These afternoon events celebrate of the exhibition Unrivalled Splendor: The Kimiko and John Powers Collection of Japanese Art with a ceremony of the Japanese “way of tea.” Each event is accompanied[…]

25 Jul
Wed / 2012

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Summer Mini-Conference for Teachers

    The Glassell Studio School

    At this annual two-day event, artists and art educators present sessions on art-making, art history, and art education. Each session offers inspiration through hands-on projects and curriculum connections. This mini-conference takes place at the Glassell[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Buddhism and Art

    Law Building

    From its roots in India through its spread across Asia, Buddhist art has reflected the history, beliefs, and expansion of the religion.  Discover the connection between Buddhism and art through the MFAH permanent collection and the temporary exhibition Unrivaled Splendor: The Kimiko[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Buffalo Bayou Park: Under Construction!

    Law Building

    Houston’s premier greenway will be under construction at Buffalo Bayou Park from 2012 to 2015. This civic forum sponsored by the Rice Design Alliance presents an update on the project, the design process, what we[…]

26 Jul
Thu / 2012

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

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Gallery Investigations + Sketching • Visit the Gallery Cart to get involved with looking games; touch hands-on materials; and talk about what you see with a friendly MFAH educator. At each program, families investigate art from[…]

  2. 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.

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    American Poetry Reading & Book Signing

    Beck Building

    Join authors LuAnn Turley and Rita Whiteman as they read from their book A View, A Clue, and You. Afterward, stay for a reception and book signing. Families are welcome! Meet in the Beck Building lobby. Books[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Visualizing the Competition

    Beck Building

    In the spirit of the Summer Olympics, this 45-minute gallery talk brings the intensity of competition into the museum galleries. Explore different manifestations of battle and competition, from contests between men and gods to rivalries between[…]

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