26 Jun
Wed / 2013

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Learning Through Art at the MFAH: A Window on the World

    Law Building

    Learning Through Art at the MFAH (LTA/MFAH) connects the museum's collections of world art into the classroom curriculum for art, language arts, math, science, and social studies. Through discussions in the museum galleries and hands-on art[…]

  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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Storytime Tours at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Introduce children to the magic of art and literature in an intimate, house-museum setting. Storytime Tours are a fun and interactive activity featuring stories related to themes highlighted in the Rienzi Collection. Free with Rienzi[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

  6. EVENTS
    “Faking It” with Art Crowd

    Beck Building

    Art Crowd celebrates the new exhibition Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop. Since long before Instagram made it easy to modify photos at your fingertips, photographers have been playing with the idea of visual truth and[…]

27 Jun
Thu / 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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Summer Art Detectives: Gallery Investigations + Sketching + Show

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Bring your most excellent detective skills to the Museum and investigate new works of art every Thursday at the Summer Art Detectives program.  Gallery Investigations Visit the Gallery Cart to investigate works of art from around[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Contemporary Art at the MFAH

    Beck Building

    Contemporary artists often strive to communicate thought-provoking ideas by means of alternative media and forms. Join this guided Gallery Talk to explore a variety of artworks made since 1960, and their meanings.

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