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[…]

  3. FILMS
    Castle in the Sky

    Law Building

    Sheeta possesses a powerful crystal that might hold the key to the discovery of Laputa, a legendary floating city concealed within a violent thundercloud. Escaping from the clutches of the sinister Colonel Muska, Sheeta joins[…]

04 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. WORKSHOPS
    MFAH Writers Workshop: Satire & Caricature

    Beck Building

    Ekphrasis, literally "to speak out," is a genre of writing about art in any form: poetry or prose, critical or creative. Internationally celebrated literary artist Van G. Garrett shows how to exercise your ekphrastic writing[…]

  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
    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[…]

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