04 Mar
Mon / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Summer Classes at the Glassell Junior School: Registration Opens Today

    The Glassell Junior School

    Get ready for another fun and creative summer at the Glassell Junior School! The Junior School offers week-long summer classes for children ages 4–18. Choose from topics such as Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Architecture, Fashion Drawing,[…]

05 Mar
Tue / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Mirrors and Models”

    Beck Building

    What is the relationship between artists and models? Explore the connection in self-portraits and portraits of others—often family and friends—from different vantage points and in a variety of settings. ► Admission is free when you[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Hearst Foundation Evenings for Educators “Picasso Black and White”

    Law Building

    One of the most influential artists of all time, Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) created some of the most iconic art of the 20th century. The exhibition Picasso Black and White focuses on the artist’s lifelong exploration of[…]

06 Mar
Wed / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Jacques Callot: Baroque Brilliance”

    Beck Building

    Jacques Callot was one of the most accomplished and inventive printmakers of the 17th century. Immerse yourself in Callot’s two worlds—court life and street life—as you learn more about a few etchings in the exhibition[…]

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

07 Mar
Thu / 2013

  1. 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[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    First Thursday Sketching

    Beck Building

    On the first Thursday of the month, sketch works of art in the galleries during this free, informal program. An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to get you started. This family[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Forgotten in Time: Unknown Cultures of the Arabian Peninsula

    Law Building

    Speaker: Professor Ricardo Eichmann, German Archaeological Institute, Oriental Department, Berlin Deep in the heartland of Arabia, remarkable urban centers developed and flourished at the same time as ancient Egypt and Babylonia. Though Arabia was long considered[…]

08 Mar
Fri / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Azalea Trail

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Rienzi

    Enjoy the beautiful gardens of the two MFAH house museums—Bayou Bend and Rienzi—as part of Houston’s annual Azalea Trail. Please note: Both houses are open only to Azalea Trail ticket holders during this three-day weekend.  Tickets[…]

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