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[…]

  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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Writers Workshop “Speak to Me: The World of Spirits”

    Law Building

    Whether in creation myths or contemporary worship, life or afterlife, spirits are said to act for and against human interests. Looking at objects that embody spirits, and works of art that serve both ceremonial and[…]

  7. PERFORMANCES
    Da Camera Pop-Up Concert “War & Peace: From Spain to Paris”

    Beck Building

    Although Pablo Picasso spent much of his adult life in Paris, he maintained a deep cultural connection with Spain. This program presents sounds of Iberia, with the songs of Manuel de Falla alongside musical works[…]

  8. 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,[…]

  9. 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[…]

  10. 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[…]

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