02 Aug
Thu / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Summer Art Detectives: Gallery Investigations + Studio

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Gallery Investigations + Studio • In the galleries, investigate a work of art by looking carefully, uncovering details, and thinking about the cool stuff you discover. Talk with an MFAH educator and use hands-on materials[…]

  2. 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.

  3. FILMS
    The Adventures of Prince Achmed

    Law Building

    Inspired by The Arabian Nights, this enchanting fairy tale follows the journey of a handsome prince who is tricked by a wicked sorcerer. Check out the unique silhouette animation!

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    First Thursday Sketching

    Beck Building

    On the first Thursday of every month, sketch works of art in the museum galleries during this free, informal program. An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to get you[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Conversación en la galería: “Obras maestras del arte latinoamericano”

    Beck Building

    The MFAH is pleased to offer these special experiences for Spanish-speaking visitors. For related events in English, visit the Modern and Contemporary Masterworks from Malba - Fundación Costantini exhibition page and consult the daily calendar[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. FILMS
    The Night Watchman / El Velador

    Law Building

    Natalia Almada presented her debut film, Al otro lado, at the MFAH during the inaugural Latin Wave festival in 2005. Since then her honors have included a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Alpert Award, and the Sundance[…]

  8. 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[…]

03 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
    Pom Poko

    Law Building

    Tanuki, the legendary Japanese raccoon-dogs, are fun-loving creatures who live deep in the ancient forests. Threatened by the encroachment of suburban developments, one group of tanuki finally resolves to wage war against the workers and[…]

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