02 Mar
Sat / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Learning Through Art at the MFAH—Go Global

    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 galleries and hands-on[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  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[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight on Abstract Art

    Law Building

    During the mid-20th century, American artists including Robert Motherwell, Jackson Pollock, and Mark Rothko created art that forever changed the art world. Join this Gallery Talk to explore the impact they had on the art scene,[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Princes and Paupers: The Art of Jacques Callot

    Beck Building

    This tour of the exhibition Princes and Paupers: The Art of Jacques Callot provides an in-depth look at etchings by Jacques Callot, who revolutionized etching during the 17th century by focuses on two poles of[…]

  8. LECTURES
    A Woman Clothed with the Sun: The Immaculate Conception in the Art of Spain

    Law Building

    Speaker: James Clifton, director, the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado. According to Catholic doctrine, Mary, the mother of Jesus, was from the moment[…]

  9. FILMS
    Hyenas

    Law Building

    An adaptation of Friedrich Dürrenmatt's famous Swiss play, The Visit, Hyenas tells the story of Linguere Ramatou, an aging, wealthy woman who revisits her home village – and Mambéty's – of Colobane. Linguere offers a[…]

03 Mar
Sun / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art Improv

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Art Improv is held on select first Sundays throughout the year. Families choose a work of art anywhere in the museum and make friends with it—spend time sketching it, writing about it, and talking about it together.[…]

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