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

    In this 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.

  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[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Isms and Schisms

    Beck Building

    Join this 45-minute gallery tour to explore distinct works in the MFAH collection of Modern and Contemporary art with reference to some of the theories and manifestos that connected—or divided—artists and movements.

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Landscapes and Cityscapes

    Beck Building

    Take a tour of bustling city streets or escape back to nature on this 45-minute tour.

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Family Pictures

    Beck Building

    From marriage to parenthood and sibling rivalries to collective mourning, family is a universal experience. Join this 45-minute tour for a look at works that portray families.

  8. FILMS
    Shoot the Piano Player

    Law Building

    François Truffaut takes his first dip into American pulp with this adaptation of the David Goodis novel Down There, and he comes out with an homage to the film noirs he loved. Charlie (Charles Aznavour)[…]

  9. FILMS
    The Bride Wore Black

    Law Building

    Taking inspiration from an American crime novel by Cornell Woolrich (under the pseudonym William Irish), François Truffaut presents Jeanne Moreau as the eponymous bride. Over the course of the film, she methodically tracks down and[…]

12 Oct
Sun / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Visit the Rienzi gardens and capture their oasis-in-the-city beauty from behind the lens. Snap photos of the colorful flowers, lush green spaces, interesting architectural details, and eclectic statues. 

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