08 Sep
Sat / 2012

  1. 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[…]

  2. 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.[…]

  3. 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[…]

  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. 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.

  6. 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).

  7. LECTURES
    The Ideal City: Florence in Perspective

    Law Building

    Speaker: John T. Spike, assistant director and chief curator of collections, the Muscarelle Museum of Art, the College of William & Mary, Virginia. A reception and tour follow the lecture. Presented in conjunction with the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation[…]

  8. FILMS
    The Spider’s Stratagem

    Law Building

    A young man arrives in the village where a bust of his father, a local anti-Fascist hero, holds pride of place in the town square. Yet this town is full of secrets, and the young[…]

09 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[…]

  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[…]

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