15 Sep
Sun / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Texas Children’s Art Festival

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend presents an afternoon celebrating art—created by and for children—that helps forge a connection to Texas and American heritage. Children and their families may take part in art-making workshops; participate in a collaborative group[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. This month, look for signs in the main lobbies directing you to activities related to the exhibition Gifts from the Past: The Isabel Brown Wilson Collection. In the[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Portraits from the MFAH Collections

    Beck Building

    Artists portray their subjects in many ways, sometimes realistically, but often taking artistic liberties. On this 45-minute tour, learn more about the artist’s choices and intentions for some portraits in the galleries.

  4. LECTURES
    Family Talk “How Did They Do That? Egyptian Mummies”

    Law Building

    Presented by Patricia Remler, Egyptologist Hear the amazing story of using ancient techniques to make a modern mummy! They took the brains out through the nose; they took the guts out through a cut in[…]

  5. FILMS
    Le joli mai

    Law Building

    The late writer/director Chris Marker (La jetée; Sans soleil) cast his critical gaze toward French social attitudes in the early 1960s after the Algerian War. The spring of 1962 was a hopeful season that held[…]

16 Sep
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,[…]

17 Sep
Tue / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Preschool Story Hour at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend offers Preschool Story Hour on the third Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. Stories are read aloud by an educator and are followed by an optional activity. Walk-ins are welcome, but advance reservation[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Portraits from the MFAH Collections”

    Beck Building

    Artists portray their subjects in many ways, sometimes realistically, but often taking artistic liberties. On this 45-minute tour, learn more about the artist’s choices and intentions for some portraits in the galleries. ► Admission is[…]

18 Sep
Wed / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Favorite Highlights”

    Law Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works in the MFAH collections on this 45-minute tour.

19 Sep
Thu / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Pattern and Design through the History of Art”

    Beck Building

    From ancient caves to contemporary art, patterns and designs have always been a part of artistic expression. On this 45-minute tour, visit works of art in the galleries that stretch across time and continents, and[…]

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