04 Aug
Sun / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Family Day “Step into Art”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    At this MFAH Family Day, families have the opportunity to make exciting discoveries about American artist James Turrell and his exhibition James Turrell: The Light Inside. Everyone is invited to create works of art inspired by light,[…]

  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
    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[…]

  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[…]

05 Aug
Mon / 2013

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Behind Closed Doors “The Light Inside”

    Law Building

    Experience the exhibition James Turrell: The Light Inside in the most intimate way possible—on Monday, when the Museum is closed to the public. This immersive presentation features seven light environments, created by the remarkable artist James Turrell,[…]

06 Aug
Tue / 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 “Myths in Art from East & West”

    Beck Building

    The gods and heroes of both Western and Eastern cultures are known today not only because of rich storytelling traditions, but also depictions by artists working in two and three dimensions. Hear grand stories of[…]

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

  2. FILMS
    Best of the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival

    Law Building

    Ten entertaining, multicultural short films challenge and engage children's creativity. Selected especially for ages 5 to 9, the lineup is a mix of animated and live-action shorts: • Domo-Kun and the Egg (Japan, 2005, 5 min.)[…]

  3. 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[…]

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