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[…]

  3. LECTURES
    “Conversations with the Director” Artist Jeff Koons Talks with MFAH Director Gary Tinterow

    Law Building

    Presented by Louis Vuitton Just announced! All seats in the auditorium are sold out, but tickets are available—on a limited basis—for viewing a live satellite projection of the program. Guests will watch the conversation from[…]

24 Apr
Wed / 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. 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[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Design Fair Lecture “Eric Cohler Design, NYC: A Collector on Collecting”

    Law Building

    Please note: 1stdibs founder Michael Bruno—originally scheduled to present this lecture—is unable to be in Houston on April 24. Speaking in his place is designer, historian, and writer Eric Cohler, of Eric Cohler Design in[…]

25 Apr
Thu / 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[…]

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