22 Sep
Sun / 2013

  1. 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[…]

  2. 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.

  3. LECTURES
    Sacred Poetry and Music in Muslim Cultures

    Law Building

    Presented by Nargis Virani, PhD, assistant professor of Arabic and Islamic studies and Arabic section coordinator, New School, New York “God is beautiful and loves beauty.” Muslims take their prophet's saying seriously by striving to[…]

  4. FILMS
    A Fierce Green Fire

    Law Building

    Sunday, September 22, 5 p.m. / Skype interview with director Mark Kitchell follows screening A Fierce Green Fire is the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement—grassroots and global activism spanning 50 years from conservation to climate change. Directed[…]

24 Sep
Tue / 2013

  1. 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[…]

25 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.

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Surveys, Canons, and Contemporary Art: A New Look at 500 Years of Mexican Art and Architecture

    Beck Building

    Presented by James Oles, senior lecturer, art department, and adjunct curator of Latin American art, Davis Museum, Wellesley College In conjunction with his new book, Art and Architecture in Mexico, author James Oles provides insight into[…]

26 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[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Obras de Pablo Picasso en las Galerias del MFAH / Works by Pablo Picasso in the MFAH Collection

    Beck Building

    Esta gira se presenta en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. Acompañenos en una charla en las galerias del MFAH, acerca de la vida del artista, su arte, sus inspiraciones, sus pasiones, sus[…]

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