06 Dec
Fri / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Jewelry Trunk Show: Designer Mindy Lam

    MFA Shop

    Meet jewelry designer Mindy Lam at The MFAH Shop during Florescence "Illusions." Lam's sensitivity to nature, and her floral inspiration, come from growing up in China—a land of roses, peonies, orchids, and camellias. A native of[…]

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

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Festive Family Friday

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Festive Family Friday is a fun way to introduce children to Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. The exhibition Yuletide: Holiday Time at Bayou Bend comes alive at night, with festive lighting and decorations both inside and[…]

  4. FILMS
    Candy Mountain

    Law Building

    As the distributor and archive for the films of photographer/filmmaker Robert Frank, the MFAH is pleased to showcase titles from the Robert Frank Collection. Candy Mountain, Robert Frank's collaboration with novelist Rudy Wurlitzer, follows a[…]

  5. PERFORMANCES
    Houston Grand Opera Studio Recital

    Rienzi

    Experience the exceptional talents of up-and-coming artists from Houston Grand Opera Studio at this series of sparkling evening recitals in Rienzi's intimate gallery. Developed thematically, each performance features a repertoire of works by renowned composers and surprise[…]

07 Dec
Sat / 2013

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Learning Through Art at the MFAH “Beyond the Canvas and into the Classroom”

    Law Building

    ► Special offer: Enroll in this workshop for a chance to win a free enrollment for a spring 2014 workshop! Explore ways to strengthen students’ visual analysis and writing skills through discussions of people, animals,[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Early 20th-Century Modern Design—Just for Art Teachers

    Law Building

    Glass, jewelry, metalwork, textiles, ceramics, furniture, and other objects by artist and designer Koloman Moser are on view in the exhibition Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna, 1897–1907. In this workshop for teachers, explore history and[…]

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Art Beyond Sight

    Beck Building

    "Art Beyond Sight" is a gallery program for visitors who are blind or partially sighted. Trained educators use verbal descriptions and hands-on materials to engage participants with the Museum's art collections and exhibitions. Admission is[…]

  4. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Antonio Berni: Juanito and Ramona”

    Beck Building

    In the 1950s, artist Antonio Berni embarked on a lifelong project chronicling the lives of two fictitious characters: Juanito Laguna and Ramona Montiel. Berni constructed his iconic protagonists with found materials from Argentina’s slums to expose the[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Pattern and Design through the History of Art

    Law Building

    From ancient caves to contemporary art, patterns and designs have always been a part of artistic expression. On this 45-minute tour, visit works of art in the galleries that stretch across time and continents, and[…]

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