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[…]

15 Feb
Fri / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    The Law Building Is Closed Today Only / The Beck Building & All Other MFAH Locations Are Open

    Law Building

    In preparation for a private event, the Law Building is closed today, reopening Saturday. All other museum locations are open as usual: Visit the Beck Building, Cullen Sculpture Garden, Bayou Bend, and Rienzi.

  2. 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[…]

  3. FILMS
    Pillow Talk

    Law Building

    NEW SCREENING ADDED FEBRUARY 17 AT 1 P.M. Introduced by Sally Hill, Conroe Courier In this stylish comedy, interior designer Doris Day and ad man Rock Hudson are neighbors who despise each other, but are forced[…]

16 Feb
Sat / 2013

  1. EVENTS
    Members Tour: Not Just a Pretty Face

    Beck Building

    The magnificent exhibition Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado presents the opportunity to explore portraits in the MFAH collections. These portraits, often idealized and sometimes stylized, represent a diverse range, from ancient to modern and from Spain’s[…]

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