28 Sep
Fri / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Little Art Adventures

    MFAH Visitors Center

    Little Art Adventures is a 30-minute program designed for children ages 3 to 5 years old and their adult companions. The experience includes a storybook circle; creative shape and color play; the creation of a[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk “Shiva Nataraja”

    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 idealized Chola dynasty bronze ​Shiva Nataraja. ► Admission[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Claude Monet: An Artist of the Floating World

    Law Building

    Presented by Helga K. Aurisch, Curator of European Art, MFAH Monet, the quintessential Impressionist painter, covered his home in Japanese woodblock prints called ukiyo-e, or ‘pictures of the floating world.’  This lecture explores the relationship between Monet’s[…]

  4. FILMS
    The Dreamers

    Law Building

    Set in Paris in the spring of 1968—the defining moment of Bertolucci’s generation—The Dreamers begins with the firing of the beloved director of Paris’s Cinémathèque Française, and the public uproar that follows. An ode to[…]

29 Sep
Sat / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Smithsonian Museum Day

    Beck Building, Law Building

    The MFAH offers free general admission today, in celebration of Smithsonian magazine's annual Museum Day Live! event. To receive free admission for up to two people, you must get your printable ticket here.

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour: Artists and Their Models

    Beck Building

    From inspirational muses to relatives who would pose for free, models have had interesting and unique relationships with the artists who painted them. Join a Members tour and learn about some of these fascinating duos. Space is limited, and[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk “Space vs. Shape”

    Law Building

    The dimensional difference between a sculpture and a work on paper is clear, but are the similarities obvious? Find out when you join this 20-minute gallery talk exploring the work of modern and contemporary sculptors.[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Keeping Up Appearances

    Law Building

    How do clothes and accessories shape viewers' interpretations of their identity? Explore this concept in different corners of the museum's collection on this 45-minute gallery talk, which includes photography from the exhibition Public Dress.

  5. FILMS
    LĀSYA KĀVYA: The World of Alarmél Valli

    Law Building

    Alarmél Valli is one of India’s most iconic dancers and choreographers. Internationally acclaimed for her distinctive dance style—classical yet contemporary, precise yet poetic—Valli has performed in major festivals and theaters worldwide. The new documentary LĀSYA[…]

  6. 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.

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