05 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. FILMS
    Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation

    Law Building

    Between 1961 and 1973, musicians in Greenwich Village banded together to sing about the radical social upheaval of the time. Their music challenged the status quo by addressing taboo subjects: fighting for civil liberties, protesting[…]

06 Jul
Sat / 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. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Faking It”

    Beck Building

    Digitally altered photographs are commonplace today, but they are not new. This tour for MFAH Members traces “fabricated truths” and “artful lies” in photographic prints from the 1840s to 1980s featured in the exhibition Faking It: Manipulated[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Celebrate! American Art at the MFAH

    Beck Building

    American art depicts the story from our earliest foundations to our current day ‘melting pot’ of cultures. Discover art through the centuries that celebrate all things American.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “An Impressionists’ Legacy”

    Beck Building

    The Impressionists paved the way for Modern art and influenced an aesthetic revolution. Explore works of art by some of the most famous Impressionists—Edgar Degas, Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir—and the legacy they[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. 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.

  7. FILMS
    Night Across the Street

    Law Building

    Elderly office worker Don Celso an begins to relive both real and imagined memories from his life – a trip to the movies as a young boy with Beethoven, listening to tall tales from Long[…]

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