21 Mar
Thu / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    A close exploration of the porcelain splendors at Rienzi, this tour introduces visitors to the inspiring development of "white gold" in Europe during the 18th century. Discover the monarchs and vibrant commercial markets that fed[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk at Rienzi: Book Design in the 20th Century

    Rienzi

    Jon Evans, director of the MFAH Hirsch Library, addresses several 20th-century books in the Rienzi Library that comprise unusual or unique designs, each a clear reflection of its time. Books featured include examples from Art Deco,[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. LECTURES
    HADA Lecture “Ireland on a World Stage, 1690–1840”

    Law Building

    Speaker: Christopher Monkhouse, the Art Institute of Chicago. Made possible through proceeds from the Houston Antiques Dealers Association 2013 Spring Antigues Show and Sale, March 22–24. Opening in 2014 at the Art Institute of Chicago, Ireland[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Book Tours “An Artist’s Odyssey”

    Law Building

    After reading the MFAH Book Tours selection for winter 2013—An Artist’s Odyssey by Denise Green—join this tour for a look at and discussion about abstraction, totems, and texts in art from ancient to modern times.[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    A Break from Tradition: West Coast Ceramics

    Law Building

    Between 1956 and 1986, a fundamental shift occurred in American ceramics, mainly in California and Washington. On this Gallery Talk, survey works from the MFAH collection to see how artists broke with tradition, invented new[…]

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    College Night

    Beck Building

    Have a student ID? Swing by on this special night just for college students, with free admission to the Museum and discounted, $9 tickets to the blockbuster exhibition Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Cars and Motorcycles,[…]

  8. FILMS
    My Worst Nightmare

    Law Building

    Agathe (Isabelle Huppert) is an uptight, impatient art dealer who lives in an expensive Parisian apartment with her wealthy publisher husband, Andre Dussollier (Unforgivable). Patrick (Benoît Poelvoorde from Romantics Anonymous, ​a hit at last year's[…]

  9. FILMS
    What's in a Name?

    Law Building

    Vincent (Patrick Bruel), a successful 40-something, is about to become a father for the first time. He is invited for dinner by his sister and brother-in-law (Valérie Benguinui and Charles Berling), where they catch up[…]

22 Mar
Fri / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Little Art Adventures

    MFAH Visitors Center

    Little Art Adventures is a 30-minute program designed for children ages 3 to 5 years old and their adult companions. The experience includes a storybook circle; creative shape and color play; the creation of a[…]

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