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[…]

  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
    Dressed for Success: Spanish Royal Fashions

    Law Building

    Speaker: Helga K. Aurisch, MFAH curator of European art. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado. Bejeweled, encrusted with pearls, and encased in corsets and crinolines, the women of[…]

  4. FILMS
    All That Glitters

    Law Building

    All That Glitters is a surprisingly unpretentious comedy that speaks to the aspirations and angst of many twentysomethings enthralled by the world of glamour and fashion. The film is anchored by the friendship of two[…]

  5. FILMS
    Skylab

    Law Building

    Invoking her 11-year-old self as the precocious Albertine, Julie Delpy sets this film in July 1979, as news reports predict that the 850-ton space station Skylab will soon crash to earth in France. That provides[…]

  6. PERFORMANCES
    HGO Studio Recital at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Audiences are invited to experience the exceptional talents of young, up-and-coming artists from Houston Grand Opera Studio at a sparkling evening recital in Rienzi's intimate gallery. Developed thematically, each recital in this series at Rienzi[…]

  7. FILMS
    Big Is Beautiful

    Law Building

    Nina (Lola Dewaere) and her husband, Gaspard (Grégory Fitoussi), run a successful swimsuit company in Paris. Only too happy to get time alone with his mistress, Gaspard offers Nina a one-month weight-loss program in the Alps. At[…]

23 Mar
Sat / 2013

  1. WORKSHOPS
    “Looking at Art” Teacher Workshop

    Beck Building

    The Looking at Art (LAA) teacher workshop is based on the award-winning curriculum Learning Through Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (LTA/MFAH). This workshop introduces LTA/MFAH concepts, ideas, and applications. It is ideal[…]

  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[…]

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