10 Oct
Fri / 2014

  1. 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.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look Art Bite Tour “Contemporary Flavors”

    Beck Building

    This 20-minute Art Bite tour considers themes and materials used by artists of the late-20th century as well as the 21st century. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery talks that feature one or[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Inside the MFAH “Shadows on the Wall: Cameraless Photography from 1851 to Today”

    Law Building

    Presented by Anne Wilkes Tucker, the Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography In Greek philosopher Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, a group of prisoners watching shadow puppets on the wall believe they are viewing[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Friday Focus Tour at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Start your weekend at Rienzi! On the second and fourth Friday of the month, enjoy an in-depth tour and discussion about an intriguing aspect of the Rienzi Collection. These small, personal tours are limited to 10[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Opening Reception “How the Light Gets In: Recent Work by Former Core Fellows”

    The Glassell Studio School

    Celebrate the opening of How the Light Gets In: Recent Work by Former Core Fellows, an exhibition mounted by the Core Residency Program that features the work of seven former fellows. The reception is free[…]

  6. FILMS
    Rocks in My Pockets

    Law Building

    In a bright, topsy-turvy landscape of fluctuating figures, artist and animator Signe Baumane recounts the lives of five women in her Latvian family and their struggles with depression. A combination of hand-drawn animation, papier-mâché settings,[…]

11 Oct
Sat / 2014

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Teacher Workshop “Artistic Light: Cameraless Photography”

    Law Building

    In this workshop for K–12 educators, focus on the basic principles of photography created by the registration of light and on developing photographic images without the aid of a camera, like the works on view[…]

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Art Beyond Sight

    Beck Building

    "Art Beyond Sight" is a gallery program for visitors who are blind or partially sighted. Trained educators use verbal descriptions and hands-on materials to engage participants with the Museum's art collections and exhibitions. Admission is[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tours “Shadows on the Wall: Cameraless Photography”

    Beck Building

    Photography was invented in 1839, but creating photographic images does not always require a camera. On this one-hour members tour, visit the exhibition Shadows on the Wall: Cameraless Photography from 1851 to Today to learn[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Contemporary Flavors”

    Beck Building

    This 20-minute Art Bite tour considers themes and materials used by artists of the late-20th century as well as the 21st century. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery talks that feature one or[…]

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