27 Apr
Sat / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Learning Through Art at the MFAH: Decoding Art Mysteries

    Law Building

    Learning Through Art at the MFAH (LTA/MFAH) connects the museum´s collections of world art into the classroom curriculum for art, language arts, math, science, and social studies. Through discussions in the museum galleries and hands-on[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour “More Mies: The Caroline Wiess Law Building”

    Beck Building

    Renowned Modernist architect Mies van der Rohe (1886–1969) was commissioned to expand the MFAH—twice! On this tour, MFAH Members become architectural sleuths. Begin in the original 1924 building, and move into newer sections, uncovering the meaning and[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the MFAH: Impressionism

    Beck Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works of Impressionist art in the MFAH’s collection throughout this 45-minute gallery talk.

  4. 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[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight on Modern and Contemporary Art

    Beck Building

    Motifs, meanings, and media are diverse in Modern and Contemporary American art. Enjoy a variety of painting, sculpture, photography, as well as decorative arts and design during this 45-minute gallery talk.

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Exhibition Tour “The Abstract Impulse”

    Beck Building

    Influential Uruguayan artist, theorist, and teacher Joaquín Torres-García (1874–1949) proposed that human beings have an "abstract impulse"—a universal tendency to abstract from nature—and that beginning with the Renaissance, this primal tendency had been supplanted in art with[…]

  7. LECTURES
    Ghettoscapes

    Law Building

    Speaker: Dana E. Katz Joshua C. Taylor associate professor of art history and humanities, Reed College, Portland, Oregon Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Lost Treasure of the Jewish Ghetto of Venice In 1581, Francesco Sansovino wrote in[…]

  8. FILMS
    Consuming Spirits

    Law Building

    In Person: Filmmaker Chris Sullivan FILM CONTAINS MATURE THEMES. VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED. • “Critic’s Pick. Entirely original . . . an inquiry into the darkest zones of the human heart . . . Weaves[…]

28 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. 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[…]

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