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[…]

  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
    Gilda

    Law Building

    Friday's screening introduced by Regina Scruggs, member of Houston Film Critics Society and Broadcast Film Critics Association Gambler Johnny Farrell (Glenn Ford) is rescued from a gunman by Ballin Mundson (George Macready), a sinister Argentine[…]

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

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