08 Jul
Sun / 2012

  1. FILMS
    Pull My Daisy

    Law Building

    This classic short film—with narration by Jack Kerouac—has a cast that features Beat poet Allen Ginsberg along with Peter Orlovsky and Gregory Corso. Pull My Daisy was named to the Library of Congress National Film[…]

  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. 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.  

  4. FILMS
    Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

    Law Building

    A breathtakingly ambitious sci-fi/fantasy epic, Nausicaä brought a new artistic credibility to anime, and its success led to the founding of Studio Ghibli. Nausicaä is a warrior princess in a world whose ecosystem has been[…]

  5. FILMS
    Princess Mononoke

    Law Building

    Sixteen years in the making, Princess Mononoke is a sweeping historical fantasy with a powerful ecological message. After killing a rampaging boar-demon that attacked his village, a brave young warrior named Ashitaka is stricken by[…]

10 Jul
Tue / 2012

  1. 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.[…]

  2. 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[…]

11 Jul
Wed / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Summer Storytime Tours at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Storytime Tours introduce children to the magic of art and literature in an intimate house museum setting. Rienzi's Storytime Tour is a fun and interactive activity featuring stories related to themes highlighted in Rienzi's collection. Families are encouraged to bring your lunch[…]

  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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club: July Discussion

    Rienzi

    Join the MFAH for good books and great conversations! The two MFAH house museums host a discussion series about books on life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at Rienzi[…]

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