09 Nov
Sat / 2013

  1. EVENTS
    Members Daytime Preview “Antonio Berni: Juanito and Ramona”

    Law Building

    MFAH Members are invited to see Antonio Berni: Juanito and Ramona before the exhibition opens to the public. Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. For all levels of MFAH Membership. Questions? Call 713.639.7550. Please[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Ritual Objects”

    Beck Building

    Discover the rich and diverse cultures represented in the Museum's art collections. Through the lens of ritual objects, this tour explores the often overlooked similarities between cultures and religions. Not an MFAH Member? Join today!  Space[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    A Sense of Place

    Beck Building

    Artists throughout time have chosen places or settings—inside and outside, realistic or imaginary—to showcase their technical prowess and poetic interpretation. On this 45-minute tour, discover the variety of ways that a place is conveyed to[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Hands-on Workshop “Posada & Printmaking”

    The Glassell Studio School, Law Building

    José Guadalupe Posada (1852–1913) is considered the father of Mexican printmaking. He produced prints depicting current events, often satirizing the misdeeds of prominent political and religious leaders. Following his death, his calaveras (Spanish for “skulls”)—farcical[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Arts of India

    Law Building

    This 45-minute tour takes you through the stunning Nidhika and Pershant Mehta Arts of India Gallery, which showcases a variety of art objects created since 10,000 BC—including brilliant contemporary art.

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Calaveras Mexicanas: The Art and Influence of José Guadalupe Posada

    Law Building

    Discover the influential life and work of José Guadalupe Posada. Known as the father of Mexican printmaking, he is also the artist most closely associated with imagery related to Día de los Muertos (Day of[…]

  8. LECTURES
    Posada’s “Calaveras”: Roots and Reasons

    Law Building

    Presented by Marion Oettinger, Jr., curator of Latin American art, San Antonio Museum of Art, in conjunction with the exhibition Calaveras Mexicanas: The Art and Influence of José Guadalupe Posada José Guadalupe Posada (1852–1913) is considered[…]

10 Nov
Sun / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Arts of India

    Law Building

    This 45-minute tour takes you through the stunning Nidhika and Pershant Mehta Arts of India Gallery, which showcases a variety of art objects created since 10,000 BC—including brilliant contemporary art.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio “Exploring Stories in American Art”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH! Look for signs in the main lobbies directing you to the Family Zone. There, your family is invited to spend time with the friendly family educators: sit on a pillow and[…]

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