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[…]

  5. FILMS
    Cloudburst

    Law Building

    ​QFest Opening Night: The audience is invited to a reception in the museum galleries following the film. Light bites generously donated by Central Market, and DJ ESTEFF spins vinyl!   Special ticket prices apply: General admission is $10.[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo

    Beck Building

    Join this 20-minute gallery talk to explore paintings by renowned 20th-century Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera in the exhibition Modern and Contemporary Masterworks from Malba - Fundación Costantini.

27 Jul
Fri / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “American Made: 250 Years of American Art at the MFAH”

    Beck Building

    Join this 45-minute gallery talk to explore the depth, breadth, and richness of American artistic innovation from the 18th to the mid-20th century. American Made: 250 Years of American Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston[…]

  2. FILMS
    Beauty

    Law Building

    Special ticket prices apply! General admission is $10. MFAH members, students with ID, and seniors receive a $2 discount. François (Deon Lotz, in an astounding performance) is a middle-aged Afrikaner leading a double life. Respected[…]

28 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[…]

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