15 Mar
Fri / 2013

  1. 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[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Inspired by the Past”

    Beck Building

    How have artists drawn inspiration from the past? During this 45-minute Gallery Talk, delve into visual and philosophical connections between earlier and later generations of artists. ► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from[…]

  3. LECTURES
    The Three Faiths of Abraham

    Law Building

    Speaker: Jill Carroll, scholar, author, and internationally recognized expert on issues of religious tolerance, philosophy of religion, American religion, and religion in public life; former director, Boniuk Center for Religious Tolerance and adjunct professor of[…]

  4. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Opening Reception: 2013 Core Exhibition

    The Glassell Studio School

    Celebrate the 2013 Core Exhibition at this opening reception, and meet the Core residents. The annual presentation showcases the work of the artists-in-residence and critics-in-residence in the prestigious Core Program of the Glassell School of Art.

  5. FILMS
    56 Up

    Law Building

    Starting in 1964 with 7 Up, this film series has explored the Jesuit maxim “Give me the child until he is 7 and I will give you the man.” The documentaries interview the same 14[…]

16 Mar
Sat / 2013

  1. LECTURES
    Symposium “The Art of Jacques Callot”

    Beck Building

    Jacques Callot was an extraordinarily productive artist, creating more than 1,400 prints and 2,000 drawings in his short lifetime (1592–1635). An international printmaker, he lived and worked in both Florence and Lorraine. Fascinated by both[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Spring House and Gardens Days

    Rienzi, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    The MFAH house museums—Bayou Bend and Rienzi—kick off spring with a two-day gardening extravaganza. Spring House and Gardens Days showcase the flora and fauna that populate the celebrated gardens of both MFAH estates. The dual-property event features[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Ancient Abstraction”

    Beck Building

    Since long before Pablo Picasso and Early Modern Abstraction, artists throughout history have devised and used abstract motifs, patterns, and symbols. Join this tour to look at and discuss examples in the MFAH collections that[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Caravaggio’s Legacy

    Beck Building

    Few artists—past or present—leave behind a legacy as profound as Italian Baroque master painter, Caravaggio. The museum houses works by Caravaggisti, his intimate followers, as well as later generations of artists who embrace some of[…]

  5. FILMS
    The Mystery of Picasso

    Law Building

    Enter the theater at any time: The 75-minute film screens twice, back-to-back. Attendance is free with general museum admission. MFAH Members always receive free general admission. ► For tickets to the exhibition "Picasso Black and White," click here. ► To order[…]

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