31 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
    The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T

    Law Building

    Dr. T (Hans Conried) is a mad music teacher who runs a school where 500 boys are forced to play the piano 24 hours a day—all part of a diabolical effort to rule the world.[…]

  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[…]

01 Aug
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 detective adventures feature educational themes ranging from plants and trees to sculpture and architecture. Every Bayou Bend detective[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “That’s Classic! Greek & Roman Myths”

    Beck Building

    Artists through the ages have depicted—with great imagination and sensitivity—the gods, goddesses, and epic narratives of the ancient past. This guided gallery talk unravels many of the myths by visiting works of art in the[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    First Thursday Sketching

    Beck Building, Law Building

    On the first Thursday of select months, sketch works of art in the galleries during this free, informal program. An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to get you started. This family[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gifts from the Past: The Isabel Brown Wilson Collection

    Law Building

    Collector and philanthropist Isabel Brown Wilson (1931–2012) was a visionary leader through The Brown Foundation, Inc., and at the MFAH, where she helped acquire significant antiquities as well as works by artists including Jean-Simeon Chardin,[…]

  5. FILMS
    Band of Sisters

    Law Building

    Band of Sisters tells the story of Catholic nuns and their work for social justice after Vatican II of the 1960s. For Catholics who wonder what became of the nuns they knew in habits and[…]

02 Aug
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 detective adventures feature educational themes ranging from plants and trees to sculpture and architecture. Every Bayou Bend detective[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “The Silk Road”

    Beck Building

    Extending 4,000 miles from Eastern Europe to Eastern Asia—with routes into the Arabian Peninsula and North Africa—the Silk Road was an important route for the exchange of goods and ideas. On this Gallery Talk, consider[…]

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