15 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 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[…]

  3. FILMS
    One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das

    Law Building

    In 1970, suburban teen Jeffrey Kagel walked away from the American dream of rock ’n’ roll stardom—turning down the lead-singer slot in the band that would become Blue Oyster Cult. He sold all his possessions[…]

  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.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Painters vs. Cameras?”

    Beck Building

    The invention of photography in 1839 revolutionized art, and painters had to respond! A camera and a painter can document reality or manipulate images. But how did cameras influence painters, and how did painters affect[…]

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Celebrate Father’s Day at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Celebrate Dad during Father's Day weekend at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. Spend time together exploring art, history, architecture, and gardens. Beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday (June 14 and 15), fathers and grandfathers receive free[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Three Contemporaries

    Law Building

    Among notable masterworks by contemporary artists on view at the MFAH are Subodh Gupta's Untitled (above), Cai Guo-Qiang's Odyssey, and James Turrell's The Light Inside. What qualities do these three artists share, and how do they differ? Join this[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the MFAH

    Law Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works of art in the MFAH collections.

  9. LECTURES
    Sarah Campbell Blaffer and the MFAH

    Law Building

    Speaker: James Clifton, director of the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation and MFAH curator, Renaissance and Baroque painting Born in Waxahachie and raised in Lampasas, daughter of a founder of Texaco and married to a founder[…]

  10. FILMS
    Jazz Abstractions

    Law Building

    Introduced by guest curator Peter Lucas As early as the 1930s, inventive artists began using the medium of film to fuse the visual art forms of Abstract painting and collage with the rhythms, melodies, and[…]

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