14 Sep
Fri / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Aztec “Standard-Bearer”

    Law Building

    Explore the MFAH collections one masterpiece at a time! Every Friday, join these 20-minute gallery talks and work your way around the world and through time. This week's featured highlight is the Aztec volcanic-stone sculpture Standard-Bearer​. ►[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Five Centuries of the Japanese Garden “How lovely—the setting for elegant play, and serene pleasure”

    Law Building

    Speaker: Edgar Peters Bowron, the Audrey Jones Beck Curator of European Art, MFAH. A reception and tour follow the lecture. Presented in conjunction with the Arts of Japan Gallery and the exhibition Unrivalled Splendor: The Kimiko and John[…]

  3. FILMS
    The Conformist

    Law Building

    Bernardo Bertolucci’s first true masterpiece is the work of a director totally in charge of his medium. The Conformist tells the story of a damaged soul (Jean-Louis Trintignant) whose psychosexual angst translates into political overcompensation and[…]

15 Sep
Sat / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Houston Museum District Day

    Rienzi, Law Building, Beck Building

    The 16th annual Museum District Day is part show and tell and part scavenger hunt. It’s one day completely dedicated to exploring all that the district has to offer: from fine art, to historic relics,[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Author’s Talk & Book Signing “Cat Lady Chronicles”

    Law Building

    Cat Lady Chronicles is the heartwarming true story of an art-book editor who finds her unexpected calling as a Cat Lady. Author Diane Lovejoy, director of the MFAH Publications Department, shares her private joy in[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Five Centuries of the Japanese Garden “How lovely—the setting for elegant play, and serene pleasure”

    Law Building

    Speaker: Edgar Peters Bowron, the Audrey Jones Beck Curator of European Art, MFAH. A reception and tour follow the lecture. Presented in conjunction with the Arts of Japan Gallery and the exhibition Unrivalled Splendor: The Kimiko and John[…]

  4. FILMS
    1900

    Law Building

    Part I Saturday, September 15, 7 p.m. (160 min.) Part II Sunday, September 16, 1 p.m. (90 min.) Bernardo Bertolucci’s most ambitious work, 1900 (shown in two parts) is a historical epic revolving around two boys born on the[…]

16 Sep
Sun / 2012

  1. FILMS
    1900

    Law Building

    Part I Saturday, September 15, 7 p.m. (160 min.) Part II Sunday, September 16, 1 p.m. (90 min.) Bernardo Bertolucci’s most ambitious work, 1900 (shown in two parts) is a historical epic revolving around two boys born on the[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio “Patterns at Play: Exploring a Work of Art by Édouard Vuillard”

    Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. On September 9, 16, 23, and 30, explore the wonderful 19th-century painting The Promenade, by French artist Édouard Vuillard. Look for signs in the lobbies that tell you which[…]

  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[…]

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