30 Aug
Fri / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Yoga for the Mind, Body, and Soul

    Cullen Sculpture Garden

    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; India House Houston; and Asia Society Texas Center present a free yoga practice in the MFAH Sculpture Garden, led by H. R. Nagendra, vice-chancellor of Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Little Art Adventures

    MFAH Visitors Center

    Little Art Adventures is a program designed for children ages 3 to 5 years old and their adult companions. The experience includes a storybook circle, creative shape and color play, the creation of a simple art[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. FILMS
    Museum Hours

    Law Building

    The acclaimed filmography of director Jem Cohen includes mesmerizing shorts, features, performances, and music videos. His latest feature, Museum Hours, is especially well-suited to screen at the MFAH. Johann, a guard at Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Art Museum,[…]

31 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Moments of Change: 20th-Century American Art

    Beck Building

    Matching the pace of change in American society since 1900, American art has witnessed changes—some subtle, some extreme. During this 45-minute tour, consider how national and global events have influenced American art.

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