02 Feb
Sat / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Learning Through Art at the MFAH: Beyond the Canvas

    Law Building

    Learning Through Art at the MFAH (LTA/MFAH) connects the museum´s collections of world art into the classroom curriculum for art, language arts, math, science, and social studies. Through discussions in the museum´s galleries and hands-on art[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. FILMS
    To Kill a Mockingbird

    Law Building

    To Kill a Mockingbird depicts everyday life in 1930s Alabama, as seen through the eyes of two children. When their widowed lawyer father (Gregory Peck) agrees to represent a black man accused of raping a[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    High Art, Low Art: Spotlight on the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation

    Beck Building

    From the Renaissance until the dawn of Modernism, the idea of a hierarchy of subject matter dominated European art. Paintings of histories—biblical, mythological, and literary stories—and portraits were considered the most important subjects, whereas still[…]

  6. LECTURES
    In Dialogue: Artist Adam Pendleton

    The Glassell Studio School

    FREE ADMISSION Speaker: Adam Pendleton, participating artist in the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) exhibition Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art. Adam Pendleton is a conceptual artist who moves fluidly between painting, publishing, photographic[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Highlights of the MFAH

    Beck Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works of art in the MFAH collections on this 45-minute, guided gallery talk.

  8. FILMS
    All Quiet on the Western Front

    Law Building

    Introduced by Houston Film Critics Society member Travis Leamons, Inside Pulse Movies In this Oscar-winning film based on Erich Maria Remarque’s 1928 novel, a group of idealistic German soldiers face profound disillusionment as they witness conflict,[…]

03 Feb
Sun / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Family Day “Fascinating Faces”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    MFAH Family Days are held on select first Sundays throughout the year, with opportunities to explore and make art, see a performance, hear a story, watch a film, and much more! At today's fun-filled program, families[…]

  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[…]

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