12 Mar
Tue / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Mirrors and Models”

    Beck Building

    What is the relationship between artists and models? Explore the connection in self-portraits and portraits of others—often family and friends—from different vantage points and in a variety of settings. ► Admission is free when you[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Spring Break “You’re the Artist! Celebrate Your Creativity with a Week of Storytime & Studio”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Look, discover, and create during Spring Break week at the MFAH. Families can have fun together at Storytime programs, Sketching in the Galleries, investigating works of art, creating art in the studio, and checking out self-guide[…]

  3. FILMS
    The Last Flight of Petr Ginz

    Law Building

    Sunday, March 10, 1 p.m. / Regular film admission prices apply Tuesday, March 12, 2 p.m. / Part of "Reel Kids" / Free with museum admission (Recommended for ages 12+) A story of celebration and tragedy, The[…]

  4. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    New for Teens: How to Look at Contemporary Art

    Beck Building

    Here's something new for any teen whose response to a work of contemporary art has been "I don’t get it," or "Why is this art?" Take part in an informal discussion that introduces strategies and[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Flower Hour at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Invite a friend and stroll through the historic Bayou Bend estate at twilight. The beautiful house interiors and 14 acres of gardens and woodlands are open for self-guided tours. Enjoy light refreshments and music on the[…]

  6. LECTURES
    The Carol and Les Ballard Lecture Series: Which Yankees, Whose Traditions, and What Arts?

    Law Building

    Presented by Charles F. Hummel, curator emeritus, Winterthur; adjunct professor, University of Delaware and Winterthur Since 1976, a veritable explosion of publication has surfaced about the arts of New England. This lecture is an overview of[…]

13 Mar
Wed / 2013

  1. WORKSHOPS
    “Caveat Emptor” A Fakes & Forgeries Seminar

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Presented by Charles F. Hummel, retired senior deputy director, Winterthur. Two illustrated lectures offer a mini-course on the subject of fakes, forgeries, and reproductions of decorative arts made or used in America. The morning lecture[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Spring Break Family Art-Making Activity for MFAH Members

    Beck Building

    At this event for MFAH Members, each young artist creates a take-home work of art in the studio, inspired by the exhibition Picasso Black and White. Children explore the concept of value—the lightness and darkness[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Jacques Callot: Baroque Brilliance”

    Beck Building

    Jacques Callot was one of the most accomplished and inventive printmakers of the 17th century. Immerse yourself in Callot’s two worlds—court life and street life—as you learn more about a few etchings in the exhibition[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Spring Break “You’re the Artist! Celebrate Your Creativity with a Week of Storytime & Studio”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Look, discover, and create during Spring Break week at the MFAH. Families can have fun together at Storytime programs, Sketching in the Galleries, investigating works of art, creating art in the studio, and checking out self-guide[…]

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