09 Aug
Thu / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Fall Registration at the Glassell Junior School

    The Glassell Junior School

    Enjoy a fun-filled semester at the Glassell Junior School! New student registration begins August 9 and continues through September 26. A variety of new classes are offered this fall, including the exciting Explorer classes: The Big[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Book Tour “The Hare with Amber Eyes”

    Law Building

    If you have read The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal, you are invited to participate in a guided tour featuring works in the MFAH collections and exhibitions exploring themes including family and place; persecution and[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Summer Art Detectives: Gallery Investigations + Sketching

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Gallery Investigations + Sketching • Visit the Gallery Cart to get involved with looking games; touch hands-on materials; and talk about what you see with a friendly MFAH educator. At each program, families investigate art from[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Fall Registration at the Glassell Studio School

    The Glassell Studio School

    Have you ever thought about taking art classes at Glassell? Fall is the perfect time to do so! The Studio School at the Glassell School of Art offers workshops and studio courses for students at every skill level.[…]

  5. 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.

  6. PERFORMANCES
    Summer Finale Performance

    Law Building

    Impande Ye Africa presents a family-friendly performance to celebrate the conclusion of summer programming.  Come before the performance to have fun and learn about Arts of Africa at the Gallery Investigations + Studio program. 

  7. 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[…]

  8. FILMS
    Lost Bohemia

    Law Building

    “Lost Bohemia will strike a chord with anyone who enjoyed Bill Cunningham New York. For over 100 years, significant 20th-century artists and performers lived and worked in 165 studios and apartments atop Carnegie Hall. In 2001,[…]

  9. 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[…]

10 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.  

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