24 Jan
Fri / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Little Art Adventures

    MFAH Visitors Center

    Little Art Adventures is a 30-minute program designed for children ages 3 to 5 and their adult companions. The experience includes a storybook circle, creative shape and color play, the creation of a simple art project,[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Favorite Highlights

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute tour features some of the best-known and best-loved works in the MFAH collections. Each tour is a unique experience as the docent selects different works of art for each gallery talk.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “After the Impressionists”

    Beck Building

    Post-Impressionist artists extended Impressionism while rejecting its limitations. On this tour of the MFAH art collections, discover how artists such as Paul Cézanne and Vincent van Gogh influenced the direction of art at the end[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Houston’s Hermann Park: A Century of Community

    Law Building

    Presented by architect, historian, and author Barrie Scardino Bradley. Barrie Scardino Bradley introduces her new book, Houston's Hermann Park: A Century of Community, focusing on the park's development from 1914 and its relationship to the South End precinct,[…]

  5. FILMS
    Closed Curtain

    Law Building

    Banned Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi co-directs another unauthorized film that metaphorically recounts his restricted freedom and artistic depression. Whereas his previous This Is Not a Film takes place entirely in Panahi’s city apartment, Closed Curtain[…]

  6. FILMS
    My Name Is Negahdar Jamali and I Make Westerns

    Law Building

    Somewhere in the old provincial city of Shiraz in Iran lives Negahdar Jamali, a pleasant eccentric who has made cowboy films for 35 years. They are purely amateur, to be sure. but Jamali's unbridled enthusiasm for his[…]

25 Jan
Sat / 2014

  1. EVENTS
    Members Tour “19th-Century Radicals: Impressionists in the MFAH Collections”

    Beck Building

    This tour for MFAH Members explores Impressionist paintings in the Museum's art collections. Not an MFAH Member? Join today!  Space for these tours is limited, and spots fill up fast. Secure your reservations in advance: rsvp@mfah.org[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    After the Impressionists

    Beck Building

    Post-Impressionist artists extended Impressionism while rejecting its limitations. In this tour of the MFAH permanent collection, discover how artists such as Paul Cézanne and Vincent van Gogh influenced the direction of art at the end[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Antonio Berni: Poetic Radical

    Beck Building

    In this tour of the exhibition Antonio Berni: Juanito and Ramona, learn about Juanito and Ramona—two characters created by Antonio Berni in the middle of the previous century—who live on to tell his and Argentina’s[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Once upon a Time: Stories in Art

    Beck Building

    Discover the hidden and not-so-hidden stories behind a selection of artworks from the MFAH collection on this 45-minute tour.

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