21 Apr
Sun / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Medium Is the Message”

    Beck Building

    How important is an artist’s choice of materials? During this 45-minute Gallery Talk, discover works of art in which the medium shapes the meaning. ► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from that day's[…]

  2. FILMS
    Coast Modern

    Law Building

    Presented as part of the Houston Modern Market Week Film Festival, April 15–22. Traveling along the Pacific Northwest coastline from Los Angeles to Vancouver, this documentary showcases the pioneers of West Coast Modernist architecture, and the homes[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio “Pictures in Clay: Exploring Pottery in the Arts of Korea Gallery”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. This Sunday, look for signs in the main lobbies directing you to activities in the Arts of Korea Gallery. In the Family Zone, spend time with the friendly family educators: sit[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Seminar “The Jewish Presence in Italy”

    Beck Building

    In celebration of the exhibition Lost Treasure of the Jewish Ghetto of Venice, the consulates general of Italy and Israel have organized this afternoon seminar to explore different perspectives on the history of the Italian[…]

  5. FILMS
    Ed Djerejian Presents “Citizen Kane”

    Law Building

    NEW DATE AND TIME: APRIL 21, 5 p.m. Repeatedly lauded as the greatest American film, Citizen Kane follows the life and death of millionaire newspaper tycoon—played by the 26-year-old Orson Welles and reportedly based on William[…]

22 Apr
Mon / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Private Tours “Picasso Black and White” Behind Closed Doors

    Beck Building

    Private Tours of the Exhibition, Guided by Art Scholars Experience Picasso Black and White in the most insightful and illuminating way possible—by immersing yourself in a series of private tours with art specialists (April 22, April[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Private Tours “Picasso Black and White” Behind Closed Doors

    Beck Building

    Private Tours of the Exhibition, Guided by Art Scholars Experience Picasso Black and White in the most insightful and illuminating way possible—by immersing yourself in a series of private tours with art specialists (April 22, April[…]

  3. LECTURES
    A Conversation with Artist Byron Kim

    Beck Building

    Synecdoche or the Relationship between Big and Small Artist Byron Kim (born 1961) is a painter whose work lies at the intersection of figurative, abstract, and conceptual art. In the series Synecdoche, for instance, he[…]

23 Apr
Tue / 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. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Workshop “Art in the Outdoors”

    Cullen Sculpture Garden, Beck Building

    Homeschool families visit the museum's Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden, explore the individual works of art, and learn how the artist, Isamu Noguchi, designed the space as "sculpture for sculpture." Participants create their own sculptures with[…]

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