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.

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk “For the Worshipers” by Noh Sang Kyoon

    Law Building

    Join this 20-minute gallery talk and explore the striking sculpture For the Worshipers, by Korean artist Noh Sang Kyoon (born 1958).

  8. 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[…]

  9. FILMS
    The Last Emperor

    Law Building

    It has been suggested that The Last Emperor made Bertolucci the new Marco Polo, as his film contributed to a renewed cultural interest in China in the late 1980s. The winner of nine Oscars, it[…]

30 Sep
Sun / 2012

  1. 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[…]

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