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[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. WORKSHOPS
    Hearst Foundation Evenings for Educators

    Law Building

    Evenings for Educators are professional-development programs that feature lively talks, tours of exhibitions, interactive workshops, and discussion designed for pre-K to 12th-grade teachers, curriculum specialists, and administrators. Each participant receives an illustrated teacher packet and[…]

10 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[…]

11 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[…]

  2. FILMS
    Room 237

    Law Building

    In conjunction with the Room 237 premiere, The Shining screens at the MFAH on April 12 and 14. Click here for more information. Stanley Kubrick released The Shining in 1980, and more than 30 years later, viewers are still[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    A close exploration of the porcelain splendors at Rienzi, this tour introduces visitors to the inspiring development of "white gold" in Europe during the 18th century. Discover the monarchs and vibrant commercial markets that fed[…]

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