19 May
Sun / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Realism & Abstraction”

    Beck Building

    No matter the medium, Realism can include abstract elements and Abstraction can include realistic elements. Join this 45-minute tour to see how Realism and Abstraction coexist in art at the MFAH.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio “Ganesh, the Elephant Prince: Exploring a Sculpture in the Arts of India Gallery”

    Law Building, Beck 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 India Gallery. In the Family Zone, spend time with the friendly family educators: sit[…]

  3. PERFORMANCES
    Indian Dance in the Gallery: Performance by Shovana Narayan

    Law Building

    See acclaimed dancer Shovana Narayan in an electrifying demonstration of Kathak, one of the eight forms of Indian classical dance that traces its origins to the nomadic storytellers of northern India. Discover the many elements of[…]

  4. LECTURES
    The “Cyrus Cylinder” and the Bible: Cyrus, the Anointed of the Lord

    Law Building

    Speaker: Matthias Henze, Rice University Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: A New Beginning Cyrus II of Persia, victorious over the Babylonian Empire in 539 BC, is mentioned more[…]

  5. FILMS
    Trances

    Law Building

    A concert film unlike any other, Trances presents extraordinary footage of Nass El Ghiwane—known as the Rolling Stones of Africa—whose legendary performances combined music, poetry, and theater. “We eavesdrop on the group, whose troubadour style[…]

20 May
Mon / 2013

  1. FILMS
    Chasing Ice

    Law Building

    Introduced by Anne Wilkes Tucker, Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography, MFAH Environmental photographer James Balog headed to the Arctic in 2005 for National Geographic. His assignment: to capture images as evidence of the[…]

21 May
Tue / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Preschool Story Hour at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend offers Preschool Story Hour on the third Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. Stories are read aloud by an educator and are followed by an optional activity. Walk-ins are welcome, but advance reservation[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Workshop “Voices from the Past”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    At this workshop, participants learn about long-ago civilizations and cultures through interactive discussions and looking activities focused on a select group of art objects. Among the stops is the Cyrus Cylinder—one of the most famous[…]

22 May
Wed / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Picasso’s Legacy”

    Beck Building

    Pablo Picasso is one of the most famous artists in history. Learn about Picasso’s mastery of painting, influence on his contemporaries, and enduring legacy to art of today. ► Admission is free when you purchase[…]

  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[…]

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