25 Oct
Fri / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Little Art Adventures

    MFAH Visitors Center

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

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “American Adversaries: West and Copley in a Transatlantic World”

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute tour of American Adversaries: West and Copley in a Transatlantic World, see the exhibition which charts the rise and spectacular success of contemporary history painting in the 18th century through the lives[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Koloman Moser and Vienna’s Fin-de-siècle Architecture

    Law Building

    Presented by Dietmar Froehlich, associate professor, University of Houston, and Celeste Williams, AIA At the turn of the 20th century, Vienna was the cultural epicenter of Central Europe. As capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Vienna[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Punch Party

    Rienzi

    Travel back in time at Rienzi! The annual fall Punch Party celebrates the tradition of English punch with 18th-century cocktails and live music.

  5. FILMS
    Short Films 1

    Law Building

    THE EARTH AS SEEN FROM THE MOON / LA TERRA VISTA DALLA LUNA (1966, 30 min.)  Follow a father and son duo who must find a replacement for their wife/mother figure. Pasolini continues to stretch[…]

26 Oct
Sat / 2013

  1. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Friends and Foes: West and Copley in London”

    Beck Building

    In conjunction with the exhibition American Adversaries: West and Copley in a Transatlantic World, this tour focuses on the relationship between Benjamin West and John Singleton Copley, 18th-century American artists who left the colonies to[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Aesthetic Attention in Designing Everyday Objects

    Law Building

    Form meets function: On this 45-minute tour, explore how everyday utilitarian objects in the MFAH collections—from various parts of the world and across time periods—provided rich and interesting design and decoration to the households where[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna, 1897–1907

    Beck Building

    Instrumental in the modern-design revolution that swept Vienna at the turn of the 20th century, Koloman Moser (1868–1918) worked across varied types of media, in both two and three dimensions. Join this 45-minute tour of[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Important Women in MFAH History

    Beck Building

    The MFAH has a long history of dedicated and generous female patrons. On this 45-minute tour, learn about these women, their private collections, and their relationships with the Museum—as you enjoy some of the amazing[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Favorite Highlights

    Law Building

    Visit some of the best-known and best-loved works in the MFAH collections on this 45-minute tour.

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