15 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. 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,[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “Faking What? Photography’s Love Affair with Science & Technology”

    Law Building

    Speaker: Prince Varughese Thomas, artist and associate professor of art, Lamar University. This presentation complements the exhibitions Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop and After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age. Photography evolved due to numerous efforts—some[…]

16 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. FILMS
    Road House

    Law Building

    Richard Widmark plays the borderline-psycho owner of a combination road house / bowling alley. When his singer (Ida Lupino) seems more interested in the establishment’s manager, the sadistic Widmark gets even. “This slam-bang melodrama of[…]

17 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[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour “The Beck Collection”

    Beck Building

    Houstonian Audrey Jones fell in love with Impressionism on a trip to Paris as a teenager, and after she married John A. Beck during World War II, they built a definitive collection for her hometown. On[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Myths in Art from East & West

    Law Building

    The gods and heroes of both Eastern and Western cultures are widely known because of rich storytelling traditions and depictions by visual artists. Hear grand tales of love and war, triumphs and defeats, miracles and[…]

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