07 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
    MFAH Family Day: Let’s Hear It for the Kids! A “Días de los Niños del Mundo” Community Celebration

    Beck Building, Law Building

    MFAH Family Days take place on select Sundays throughout the year, with opportunities for families to explore and make art, see performances, watch movies, hear stories, and much more! Today, families are invited to make[…]

  3. FILMS
    Polluting Paradise

    Law Building

    German-Turkish auteur Akin (Head-On; The Edge of Heaven), one of the most successful practitioners of transnational cinema, brings his considerable storytelling skills to this documentary account of environmental devastation inflicted on the once-lovely seaside town[…]

  4. PERFORMANCES
    Early Music Southwest “Viva Italia!”

    Rienzi

    This performance by Early Music Southwest features a fiery and passionate repertoire of music from 17th- and 18th-century Italy, played by internationally renowned baroque violinist Cynthia Roberts, with Christina Edelen on harpsichord. A wine-and-cheese reception[…]

  5. FILMS
    Watchtower

    Law Building

    Documentary filmmaker Pelin Esmer makes her feature debut with Watchtower, a compelling character study of two people who are drawn to each other while seeking refuge from their private demons. Nihat (Olgun Simsek) has taken a[…]

  6. FUNDRAISING EVENTS
    Bayou Bend Garden Party

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    A traditional garden party where guests stroll through the formal gardens of Bayou Bend and enjoy music, cocktails, and hors d'oeuvres. Dancing follows a lovely seated dinner in a beautifully decorated tent. 2013 Chair: Mrs.[…]

  7. FILMS
    Love Likes Coincidences

    Law Building

    The second-highest grossing Turkish film of 2011, Love Likes Coincidences is a full-throttle romance in the grand tradition of An Affair to Remember and And Now, My Love. Aspiring actress Deniz (Bilgin) attends an Istanbul exhibition curated[…]

08 Apr
Mon / 2013

  1. LECTURES
    What the Great Painters Really Saw: The Eye, Ocular Diseases, and Visual Artists

    Law Building

    STANDBY TICKETS Distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6:30 p.m. if seating is available. "Houston Arts and Medicine" Lecture Series Inaugural Lecture Presented by Richard Fish, MD, deputy chairman of the Department of[…]

09 Apr
Tue / 2013

  1. 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[…]

  2. 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[…]

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