22 Jun
Sat / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Yoga Jam: Krishna Das

    Cullen Sculpture Garden

    Join in a free yoga event celebrating summer, community, and the music of world-renowned spiritual leader and Grammy-nominated chant master Krishna Das. Teachers from YogaOne Studios, Big Yoga, & Bayou Bliss Yoga lead an outdoor[…]

  2. 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[…]

  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. 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[…]

  5. 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.

  6. WORKSHOPS
    What Does It Mean to Make?

    Beck Building

    Join in this new workshop just for teens, "What Does It Mean to Make?" Experiment with new materials and ways of making art while developing your own artistic process. Each workshop includes time in the galleries[…]

  7. 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[…]

  8. EVENTS
    Members Event: Family Art-Making Activity

    Beck Building

    For MFAH Members at the Family level and above Drop in for a summer afternoon of family fun! At this art-making workshop, materials and refreshments are provided. Meet on the lower level of the Beck Building.[…]

  9. 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[…]

  10. 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.

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