07 Nov
Fri / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gifts of Gratitude

    Beck Building

    Throughout history, precious objects and works of art have been given as diplomatic gifts, religious gifts and personal gifts. On this 45-minute tour, consider works given in gratitude or depicting moments of generosity.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look Art Bite Tour “Family Dining”

    Beck Building

    On this 20-minute Art Bite tour, see how family dinner traditions vary around the world. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery talks that feature one or two specific art objects. These “bite”-size[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910

    Law Building

    Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910 features exquisite pieces primarily on loan from the National Museum of Korea. The exhibition explores imperial, Confucian, and Buddhist artistic expression from the 14th[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Monet and the French Landscape Tradition

    Law Building

    Presented by Michael Clarke, director, the Scottish National Gallery Claude Monet and his fellow Impressionists radically modernized landscape painting by including many references to contemporary life in their works. In his river scenes, however, Monet[…]

  5. FILMS
    The Story of Adele H

    Law Building

    While French writer Victor Hugo was in exile after Napoleon gained power, Hugo's daughter Adèle—a poet and composer in her own right—met and fell in love with a British officer on the Channel Islands. When[…]

08 Nov
Sat / 2014

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Teacher Workshop “A Brush with Houston: Plein Air Painting”

    Law Building

    Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds around the Museum in this Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River-inspired workshop for K–12 educators. Learn techniques of plein air, or outdoor, painting and discover the[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    “Learning Through Art at the MFAH” Workshop for Elementary Educators: Monet and the Seine

    Beck Building

    In this workshop, elementary teachers explore the exhibition Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River and learn how to use the works of art to teach age-appropriate lessons for grades K–6. Hands-on activities as[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “Fangs, Feathers, and Fins”

    Beck Building

    In the ancient Americas, images of the jaguar, harpy eagle, howler monkey, and other beings were used to bestow supernatural powers, to protect, and for worship. During this one-hour tour, MFAH members explore the meanings of[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Family Dining”

    Beck Building

    On this 20-minute Art Bite tour, see how family dinner traditions vary around the world. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery talks that feature one or two specific art objects. These “bite”-size[…]

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