31 May
Fri / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Little Art Adventures

    MFAH Visitors Center

    Little Art Adventures is a 30-minute program designed for children ages 3 to 5 years old and their adult companions. The experience includes a storybook circle; creative shape and color play; the creation of a[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Patron-Plus Members Preview Party “Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop”

    Beck Building

    Preview Party for Patron-Plus MFAH Members See the exhibition Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop before it opens to the public. For members at the Patron, Supporting, Sponsor, and Benefactor levels, and Leadership Circle donors. Please present your membership card and[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Patron-Plus Members Lecture “Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop”

    Law Building

    Speaker: Mia Fineman, organizing curator of the exhibition and assistant curator in the Department of Photographs, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. This free lecture, presented for the opening of Faking It: Manipulated Photography[…]

  5. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Opening Reception “2013 Studio School Annual Student Exhibition”

    The Glassell Studio School

    Celebrate the 2013 Studio School Annual Student Exhibition at this opening reception. The award presentation for Best of Show and Honorable Mentions takes place at 7 p.m. Admission is free. This exhibition, on view May[…]

  6. FILMS
    Neighboring Sounds

    Law Building

    A palpable sense of unease hangs over a single city block in the coastal town of Recife, Brazil. Home to prosperous families and the servants who work for them, the area is ruled by an[…]

01 Jun
Sat / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Bayou Bend Detective Days

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Calling all summer sleuths! Go on a summer scavenger hunt through the gardens at Bayou Bend.   Self-guided outdoor detective adventures feature educational themes ranging from plants and trees to sculpture and architecture. Every Bayou[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Daytime Preview “Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop”

    Beck Building

    Daytime Preview for MFAH Members See the exhibition Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop before it opens to the public. Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. For more information, call 713.639.7550. Please present your membership[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Light/Dark”

    Beck Building

    Join this tour for an illuminating look at the question, "How have artists through the centuries worked with light and dark?" Artist James Turrell, for example, is noted for designing spaces that explore viewers' perceptions of light[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Artist’s Eye: Portraits

    Beck Building

    How do artists portray others in art? Sometimes realistically, but often by taking artistic liberties. Learn more about the artists’ intentions for select portraits during this 45 minute tour.

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