22 Jul
Mon / 2013

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Behind Closed Doors “The Light Inside”

    Law Building

    Experience the exhibition James Turrell: The Light Inside in the most intimate way possible—on Monday, when the Museum is closed to the public. This immersive presentation features seven light environments, created by the remarkable artist James Turrell,[…]

23 Jul
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 Bend[…]

  2. 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.

24 Jul
Wed / 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. FILMS
    Creature from the Black Lagoon (3-D)

    Law Building

    3-D glasses included! Scientists track a prehistoric monster in the South American jungle while it tracks them. The explorers capture the mysterious creature, but it breaks free. The Gill-Man returns to kidnap the lovely Kay,[…]

  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[…]

25 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 + 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 “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[…]

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