19 Jul
Sat / 2014

  1. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Marville: Picturing Paris”

    Beck Building

    Known as the official photographer of Paris, Charles Marville (1813–1879) photographed the city both before and after its medieval streets were razed to make way for the broad boulevards, parks, and monumental buildings we have[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Summertime, and the Living Is Easy

    Beck Building

    In his love letters to Fanny Brawne, poet John Keats wrote of summertime: “I almost wish we were butterflies and liv'd but three summer days—three such days with you I could fill with more delight[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Lecture & Demonstration “Caring for Your Silver”

    Beck Building

    Presented by Steve Pine, senior decorative arts conservator. This program complements the exhibition Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House. Houghton Hall, the home of Britain’s first prime minister, hosts an historic collection of[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Soto and Other Site-Specific Art

    Law Building

    What makes art conceived for a particular site special? Why might a museum commission site-specific art? On this 45-minute tour, learn about several of these special works created and displayed throughout the MFAH, such as[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Movement in Art

    Beck Building

    Artists often explore movement in art through a variety of methods. They depict motion, have viewers move around their works, or have their works move themselves. Come move with us through this 45-minute, motion-driven tour.[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Unique Highlights

    Beck Building

    Join up with this 45-minute tour for an insider's look at works of art that are unique to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

  7. FILMS
    Je t’aime, je t’aime

    Law Building

    Recovering from an attempted suicide, a writer (Claude Rich) agrees to participate in a time-travel experiment that has been tested only on mice, but a malfunction causes him to relive moments from his past in[…]

20 Jul
Sun / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Delicate Suspense: Exploring a Sculpture by Alexander Calder”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Known as the inventor of the mobile, American artist Alexander Calder created works of art suspended in the air, freely moving above. Families are invited to look up to the sky and explore a kinetic[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Summertime, and the Living Is Easy

    Beck Building

    In his love letters to Fanny Brawne, poet John Keats wrote of summertime: “I almost wish we were butterflies and liv'd but three summer days—three such days with you I could fill with more delight[…]

  3. FILMS
    The Go-Between

    Law Building

    An elderly man recalls his young life as a messenger in pre-World War I England between aristocratic Lady Trimingham (Julie Christie) and groundskeeper Ted Burgess (Alan Bates). The forbidden love story builds to a climax[…]

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