07 Sep
Sat / 2013

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Learning Through Art at the MFAH “ARTiculation: Art Speaks to All Subjects”

    Law Building

    Learning Through Art at the MFAH (LTA/MFAH) connects the museum's collections of world art into the classroom curriculum for art, language arts, math, science, and social studies. Through discussions in the museum galleries and hands-on art[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    A close exploration of the porcelain splendors at Rienzi, this tour introduces visitors to the inspiring development of "white gold" in Europe during the 18th century. Discover the monarchs and vibrant commercial markets that fed[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Members Tour: Important Women in MFAH History

    Beck Building

    The MFAH has a long history of dedicated and generous female patrons. On this tour, learn about these women, their private collections, and their relationship with the Museum—as you sample some of the amazing artworks[…]

  4. 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.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Self, Model, and Self as Other

    Beck Building

    Explore photographs that reveal different innovative approaches to the genre of the self-portrait. Join this tour to see work by artists such as Cindy Sherman and Robert Mapplethorpe, who are showcased in Self, Model, and[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Pattern and Design through the History of Art

    Law 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[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Favorite Highlights

    Law Building

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

  8. LECTURES
    A Thing of Beauty Is a Joy Forever

    Law Building

    Presented by Frances Marzio, curator of the Glassell Collections; Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas; and Antiquities Isabel Brown Wilson believed that ancient art affirmed an innate need for people to have beauty in[…]

  9. FILMS
    Houston

    Law Building

    The Friday screening features an appearance by director Bastian Günther. The audience is invited to a reception in the Museum galleries following the film.  Corporate headhunter Clemens Trunschka (Ulrich Tukur from The Lives of Others and The[…]

08 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[…]

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