16 Aug
Thu / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Traveling for Inspiration

    Beck Building

    Explore the world vicariously through artists who traveled seeking inspiration—a muse, new subject matter, or new artistic ideas. On this gallery talk, take a 45-minute summer vacation and discover different motivations for artists' journeys.

  2. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “Eye of the Beholder: How to See the World Like a Romantic Poet”

    Law Building

    Presented by Louis A. Markos, professor in English, scholar in residence, and Robert H. Ray Chair in humanities, Houston Baptist University Born out of the French Revolution and its radical faith that a nation could be[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

17 Aug
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. FILMS
    Spirited Away

    Law Building

    After moving to a small suburban town, Chihiro and her parents discover what seems to be an abandoned amusement park that mysteriously contains a restaurant with plenty of food, but no customers. When her parents[…]

  3. FILMS
    Spirited Away

    Law Building

    After moving to a small suburban town, Chihiro and her parents discover what seems to be an abandoned amusement park that mysteriously contains a restaurant with plenty of food, but no customers. When her parents[…]

18 Aug
Sat / 2012

  1. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Exploring Decorative Arts”

    Beck Building

    Explore works of art that were once used in the course of of everyday life. This hour-long Members tour looks at the luxuriant furniture in the exhibition Duncan Phyfe, Master Cabinetmaker in New York, as well as objets d’art sometimes overlooked[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Subodh Gupta’s “Untitled”

    Law Building

    Art made out of kitchen tools? What does it mean? Join this 20-minute gallery talk and explore the possibilities.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Book Tour “An Artist of the Floating World”

    Law Building

    If you have read An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro, you are invited to a guided tour featuring the exhibition Unrivalled Splendor: The Kimiko and John Powers Collection of Japanese Art, as well[…]

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