10 Feb
Sun / 2013

  1. FILMS
    2012 Academy Award-Nominated Short Films (Documentary)

    Law Building

    Get a jump on your Oscar pool with this opportunity to see the films nominated in the Documentary Short category, in advance of the Academy Awards ceremony on February 24. The nominees are: Inocente Sean[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio “Knock, Knock, Said the Lizard: Exploring a Bamana Door in the Arts of Africa Gallery”

    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 Arts of Africa gallery. In the Family Zone, spend time with the friendly family educators: sit[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Greek and Roman Myths

    Beck Building

    Artists through the ages have depicted—with great imagination and sensitivity—the gods, goddesses, and epic narratives of the ancient past. This tour unravels the myths by visiting works in the MFAH collections that are related directly[…]

  4. FILMS
    Show Boat

    Law Building

    The seminal American musical was the first to explore serious themes (most notably racism) and to truly integrate song with story and character. A third generation riverboat family has the daughter thrust into the limelight,[…]

11 Feb
Mon / 2013

  1. PERFORMANCES
    Houston Symphony Sneak Preview “Wozzeck”

    Law Building

    A 5:30 p.m. reception, in the lobby of the Law Building, precedes the film screening. To better acquaint Houston audiences with the Houston Symphony's March 1–2 performances of Alban Berg's masterwork opera, Wozzeck, at Jones Hall, the MFAH presents Joachim Hess's 1972[…]

12 Feb
Tue / 2013

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Workshop "Art Talks: Creative Writing, Symbols, and Messages"

    Law Building, Beck Building

    At this workshop, participants will look at art from around the world and explore how these works of art communicate ideas and stories. There will be a chance to do some creative writing of their[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Myths in Art from East & West”

    Beck Building

    The gods and heroes of both Western and Eastern cultures are known today not only because of rich storytelling traditions, but also depictions by artists working in two and three dimensions. Hear grand stories of[…]

  3. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Workshop "Art Talks: Creative Writing, Symbols, and Messages"

    Law Building, Beck Building

    At this workshop, participants will look at art from around the world and explore how these works of art communicate ideas and stories. There will be a chance to do some creative writing of their[…]

13 Feb
Wed / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Myths in Art from East & West”

    Beck Building

    The gods and heroes of both Western and Eastern cultures are known today not only because of rich storytelling traditions, but also depictions by artists working in two and three dimensions. Hear grand stories of[…]

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

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