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
    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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. 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.[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Colonial American Portraiture

    Beck Building

    What do 18th-century American portraits reveal about colonial life? Join this 20-minute gallery talk and find out!

  7. 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[…]

  8. 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[…]

19 Aug
Sun / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio “Fine Furniture: Investigating an American Cabinetmaker”

    Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. On August 12, 19, and 26, look for the signs in the main lobbies to tell you which gallery the Family Zone is located in that day. Spend[…]

  2. 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[…]

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