02 Jun
Sun / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art Improv

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Art Improv is held on select first Sundays throughout the year. Families choose a work of art anywhere in the museum and make friends with it—spend time sketching it, writing about it, and talking about it together.[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “The Artist’s Eye: Portraits”

    Beck Building

    How do artists portray others in art? Sometimes realistically, but often by taking artistic liberties. Join this 45-minute guided tour to learn more about select portraits and the artists’ intentions behind them. ► Admission is[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. WORKSHOPS
    Family Art Workshop “Alice and a Mad Hatter Tea Party”

    Rienzi

    This workshop is sold out. For other Rienzi activities, click here or call 713.639.7800. Down the rabbit hole we go! Create your own “mad hat” and enjoy “eat me” cake at this Wonderland-themed children’s tea party.[…]

  5. LECTURES
    Ancient Persepolis in Blue: New Research on Colors, Gilding, Painters & Monuments in the Achaemenid Persian Empire

    Law Building

    Speaker: Alexander Nagel, assistant curator, Ancient Near Eastern Art, Freer and Sackler Galleries, Washington, DC Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: A New Beginning Much of what is known of[…]

  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[…]

03 Jun
Mon / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Summer Semester at the Glassell Junior School Begins Today

    The Glassell Junior School

    The first week of courses for the 2013 summer semester begins today at the Glassell Junior School! The Junior School offers one-week summer classes for children ages 4–18. Choose from topics such as Drawing, Painting,[…]

04 Jun
Tue / 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. 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[…]

  3. LECTURES
    “Conversations with the Director” Dr. Ruth Westheimer Talks with MFAH Director Gary Tinterow

    Law Building

    Presented by Louis Vuitton "Conversations with the Director" is a new series with MFAH director Gary Tinterow, who engages an eclectic roster of guests in one-on-one conversations about the arts. This edition brings therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer[…]

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