02 May
Thu / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    First Thursday Sketching

    Beck Building

    On the first Thursday of the month, sketch works of art in the galleries during this free, informal program. An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to get you started. This family[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Partial Gallery Closures Today Only

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Some areas of the Museum are closed this evening for a private event. Most programs are taking place as scheduled, including the Picasso Black and White exhibition, Happy Hour Thursday, and the Latin Wave film festival. Open[…]

  3. FILMS
    The Cleaner

    Law Building

    In Person: Actor Victor Prada A mysterious epidemic has Lima’s citizens dropping like flies. Forensic cleaner Eusebio’s (Victor Prada) job is to disinfect the homes of the recently dead. During a routine sterilization of what[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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.

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Picasso, Bon Vivant: Wines of France

    Beck Building

    Don't miss this pair of wine seminars that complement the Picasso Black and White exhibition! Nationally recognized wine educator James King has selected six wines for each event—Spanish wines on April 25, and French wines on[…]

  6. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Twilight Tour

    Rienzi

    Relax and see the Rienzi estate and beautiful gardens at twilight. Docents are stationed throughout the house to greet guests and to interpret the collection. Enjoy light hors d'oeuvres, wine, and live music. Admission is $12 for[…]

  7. FILMS
    Gone Fishing

    Law Building

    In person: director Carlos Sorin Middle-aged Buenos Aires native Marcos Tucci (Alejandro Awada) is a recovering alcoholic on his way to Patagonia to try his hand at fishing for shark. Bonding with a number of[…]

  8. FILMS
    Once Upon a Time Was I, Verônica

    Law Building

    Skype Q&A with filmmaker Marcelo Gomes follows the screening Fresh from medical school, Verônica (Hermila Guedes) is given a residency at a busy Recife hospital. What promises to be a fulfilling new career fails to[…]

03 May
Fri / 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. FILMS
    After Lucia

    Law Building

    Due to the subject matter addressed in this film, there are scenes with intense content that may not be appropriate for more sensitive audience members. After her mother Lucía dies, teenager Ale (Tessa Ia) leaves[…]

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