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. 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. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. FILMS
    I’m Carolyn Parker: The Good, the Mad, and the Beautiful

    Law Building

    In Person: Producer Daniel Wolff In 2005, Academy Award-winning director Jonathan Demme (The Silence of the Lambs) set out to document the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Katrina and the rebuilding of the Lower Ninth Ward in[…]

21 Aug
Tue / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Duncan Phyfe: Master Cabinetmaker in New York”

    Beck Building

    Explore the fine craftsmanship of Duncan Phyfe, whose furniture designs were in such high demand in the early 19th century that they were dubbed the "United States Rage." This 45-minute gallery talk will change the way you look at furniture! Presented[…]

22 Aug
Wed / 2012

  1. 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[…]

23 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
    Author’s Talk & Book Signing “The House of Velvet and Glass”

    Law Building

    Author Katherine Howe (The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane), who grew up in Houston, returns with her latest historical novel. The House of Velvet and Glass is set in 1915 Boston, where a grieving young woman[…]

  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[…]

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