27 Oct
Sun / 2013

  1. FILMS
    Short Films 2

    Law Building

    NOTES FOR AN AFRICAN ORESTEIA / APPUNTI PER UN’ORESTIADE AFRICANA (1970, 73 min., in Italian with English subtitles) Although the African Oresteia film itself was never created, this footage was gleaned from searches for locations[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio “Dancing Skeletons & the Day of the Dead”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. This Sunday, look for signs in the main lobbies directing you to activities. In the Family Zone, spend time with the friendly family educators: sit on a pillow and read and[…]

  4. PERFORMANCES
    Early Music Southwest Presents “The Nut Doesn’t Fall Far from the Tree”

    Rienzi

    Early Music Southwest is an international collaboration of baroque-music professionals who specialize in the performance of chamber music of the 17th and 18th centuries on original instruments. EMSW was established in 2000 by noted harpsichordist[…]

  5. FILMS
    More Than Honey

    Law Building

    A panel discussion follows the October 23 screening. Oscar-nominated director Markus Imhoof (The Boat is Full) tackles the vexing issue of why bees are facing worldwide extinction. He “captures the breeding of queen bees in[…]

28 Oct
Mon / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Café Vienna

    Beck Building

    Slip into Café Vienna to enjoy Austrian music, bites, coffee, and wine in a café environment specially designed by Punita Valambhia Interiors in collaboration with Decorative Center Houston. These special exhibition viewings only take place[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Café Vienna

    Beck Building

    Slip into Café Vienna to enjoy Austrian music, bites, coffee, and wine in a café environment specially designed by Punita Valambhia Interiors in collaboration with Decorative Center Houston. These special exhibition viewings only take place[…]

  3. FILMS
    Fitzcarraldo

    Law Building

    Introduced by Gwen Goffe, former associate director, investment and finance, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston A haunting film in a class of its own, Werner Herzog's Fitzcarraldo tells the story of opera aficionado Brian Sweeney[…]

29 Oct
Tue / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “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 they[…]

30 Oct
Wed / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “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[…]

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