02 Sep
Sun / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art Improv

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Art Improv is held on select first Sundays throughout the year. Families will choose a work of art anywhere in the museum and make friends with it—spend time sketching it, writing about it, and talking about[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. FILMS
    Children of Paradise

    Law Building

    Restored print Poetic realism reaches sublime heights in this 1945 classic. Repeatedly declared the greatest French film of all time, Children of Paradise (Les enfants du paradis) is a tragic tale of ill-fated love between a theater[…]

03 Sep
Mon / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Labor Day: Museum Open

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Spend your Monday holidays at the MFAH! The Museum, MFAH Shop, and Cafe Express are open on Labor Day. Cullen Sculpture Garden is open every day. What's on view? Current Exhibitions at the MFAH

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Art + Work = Artwork

    Beck Building

    Labor Day celebrates the economic and social impact of workers, but how have those same ideas influenced art? Join this 45-minute gallery talk and find out.

04 Sep
Tue / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Pointed Gestures”

    Beck Building

    Are you pointing at me? From communicating symbolic meanings to advancing a narrative, artists use gestures in interesting ways. Join this 45-minute gallery talk to find out more.

05 Sep
Wed / 2012

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

  2. LECTURES
    NEXT: Four Takes on the Future of Architectural Education

    Law Building

    On the occasion of the joint centennial of Rice University and the Rice School of Architecture, as well as the Rice Design Alliance’s 40th anniversary, this lecture series addresses the future of architectural education and[…]

06 Sep
Thu / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Bird Sightings

    Law Building

    Explore birds perching in all corners of the museum! Discover the various—and sometimes surprising—role of feathered friends in art on this 45-minute gallery talk. No binoculars necessary.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    First Thursday Sketching

    Law 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 started. This[…]

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