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[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    A close exploration of the porcelain splendors at Rienzi, this tour introduces visitors to the inspiring development of "white gold" in Europe during the 18th century. Discover the monarchs and vibrant commercial markets that fed[…]

  4. FILMS
    Shooting Beauty

    Law Building

    The MFAH hosts the closing night of ReelAbilities: Houston Disabilities Film Festival. In person: photographer Courtney Bent The career of fashion photographer Courtney Bent takes an unexpected turn when she discovers a hidden world of beauty[…]

14 Feb
Thu / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look "Greek & 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[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Exhibition Tour “The Abstract Impulse”

    Beck Building

    Influential Uruguayan artist, theorist, and teacher Joaquín Torres-García (1874–1949) proposed that human beings have an "abstract impulse"—a universal tendency to abstract from nature—and that beginning with the Renaissance, this primal tendency had been supplanted in art with[…]

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