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. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

08 Aug
Thu / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Fall Classes at the Glassell Junior School: Registration Opens Today for New Students

    The Glassell Junior School

    Get ready for another exciting and creative fall semester at the Glassell Junior School! The Junior School offers full-semester classes and mini-workshops for ages 3 to 18. Choose from many different topics: Drawing, Painting, Sculpture,[…]

  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. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Mendoza & Maule: Wines of Chile

    Beck Building

    This wine seminar complements the exhibition Intersecting Modernities: Latin American Art from The Brillembourg Capriles Collection. Begin with a curatorial briefing focused on Chilean artists, followed by an engaging tour of six Chilean wines. ¡Salud! Chile[…]

  6. 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,[…]

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