19 Feb
Tue / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Preschool Story Hour at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend offers Preschool Story Hour on the third Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. Stories are read aloud by an educator and are followed by an optional activity. Walk-ins are welcome, but advance reservation[…]

  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[…]

  4. LECTURES
    New Commons: Between Aesthetics & Engagement

    Law Building

    The lecture series brings together architects and scholars who redefine the capacity of architectural aesthetics in engaging with the world. Recent examples of architectural engagement frequently reduce the architect’s role to that of a problem[…]

20 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[…]

21 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
    Gallery Talk at Rienzi “Colonel John Fortnum and Family”

    Rienzi

    Leslie Scattone, assistant curator for the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation, discusses a large group portrait: Colonel John Fortnum and Family by Tilly Kettle, one of the first significant British artists to establish a career in India. Kettle[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Book Tours “An Artist’s Odyssey”

    Law Building

    After reading the MFAH Book Tours selection for winter 2013—An Artist’s Odyssey by Denise Green—join this tour for a look at and discussion about abstraction, totems, and texts in art from ancient to modern times.[…]

  4. 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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