23 Feb
Sat / 2013

  1. EVENTS
    Members Daytime Preview “Picasso Black and White”

    Beck Building

    MFAH Members enjoy an opportunity to view the new exhibition Picasso Black and White before it opens to the public. Present your photo ID for admission, and drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. For more information, call[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Art + Studio Workshop "Squish and Shape: Exploring Modern Sculpture"

    Law Building, Beck Building

    The Art + Studio workshop series offers families an in-depth, personal, and engaging looking experience in the galleries, followed by studio time to create their own works of art. At this workshop, families will discover[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. WORKSHOPS
    Art + Studio Workshop "Squish and Shape: Exploring Modern Sculpture"

    Law Building, Beck Building

    The Art + Studio workshop series offers families an in-depth, personal, and engaging looking experience in the galleries, followed by studio time to create their own works of art. At this workshop, families will discover[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. 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[…]

  8. FILMS
    Cobra Woman

    Law Building

    Introduced by Houston Film Critics Society member Michael Bergeron, Free Press Houston Maria Montez plays dual roles as a virtuous princess and her evil twin, the iron-fisted, fabulously attired ruler of Cobra Island. Cobra Island is[…]

24 Feb
Sun / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Opening Weekend in the Studio “Picasso Black and White”

    Beck Building

    Celebrate the opening of ​Picasso Black and White​  with a special art-making project in the studio, inspired by works of art in the exhibition. Families may also check out and enjoy a variety of activities and[…]

  2. 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[…]

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