18 Jul
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 Bend[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Summer Art Detectives: Gallery Investigations + Studio

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Bring your most excellent detective skills to the Museum and investigate new works of art every Thursday at the MFAH Summer Art Detectives program. Gallery Investigations Visit the galleries to investigate a work of art by[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Celebrate! American Art at the MFAH”

    Beck Building

    American art depicts the nation's story from the earliest foundations to modern-day cultural diversity. Join this guided tour and discover art through the centuries that celebrates all things American.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop

    Beck Building

    Digitally altered photographs are commonplace today, but they are not new. This guided gallery talk traces “fabricated truths” and “artful lies” in photographic prints from the 1840s through the 1980s featured in Faking It: Manipulated[…]

  5. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “The Foundation of Rome: The Frescoes of the Capitoline Museum”

    Law Building

    Presented by Lou Markos, PhD, Robert H. Ray Chair in Humanities, scholar in residence, and professor in English at Houston Baptist University “Rome was not built in a day,” according to the age-old saying. Legend[…]

19 Jul
Fri / 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 Bend[…]

  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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Pottery Fridays at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Explore the history of American craft at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens on selected Fridays this summer. Each two-hour program features free activities and art-making programs for children and their caregivers, centered on the ceramics[…]

  4. FILMS
    Celine and Julie Go Boating

    Law Building

    This magical tale recounts the adventures of librarian Julie (Dominique Labourier) and the flamboyant Celine (Juliet Berto), who acts as a kind of White Rabbit leading Julie through the Looking Glass into a world of[…]

20 Jul
Sat / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    A close exploration of the porcelain splendors at Rienzi, this tour introduces visitors to the inspiring development of "white gold" in Europe during the 18th century. Discover the monarchs and vibrant commercial markets that fed[…]

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