13 Dec
Sat / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: Student Art Sale

    The Glassell Studio School

    Find unique holiday gifts! Browse original works of art created by Glassell Studio School students: paintings, ceramics, prints, watercolors, drawings, jewelry, and more. Ornaments also available! Free and open to the public.

  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 Tour “The Impressionists’ Wet Paint”

    Beck Building

    Capturing the city of Paris and its surrounding environs, the Impressionists often depicted the Seine River and its tributaries. And by working en plein air—or out in the open air—with fresh paint, these daring artists[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “A Korean Buddhist Masterpiece”

    Beck Building

    The MFAH is host to an extraordinary 23-foot tall banner, Shakyamuni Assembly, as part of the exhibition Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910. On this 20-minute Art Bite tour, learn[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Holy Waters and Spiritual Lights

    Beck Building

    The depiction of light in a work of art is often representative of a spiritual presence, and water is frequently associated with purification. On this 45-minute tour, contemplate and discuss these two symbols which are[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Fangs, Feathers, and Fins

    Beck Building

    In the ancient Americas, the image of the jaguar, harpy eagle, howler monkey, and other beings were used to bestow supernatural powers, to protect, and for worship. During this 45-minute tour of the exhibition Fangs,[…]

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching on Second Saturdays for Teens

    Law Building

    In this program open to teens with all levels of art experience, experiment with different drawing approaches as you sketch from original works of art in the Museum's galleries with the guidance of an artist-instructor.[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Figuratively Speaking

    Beck Building

    The human figure has served as a fundamental subject for artists from the beginning of time. Join this 45-minute tour focused on the depiction of men, women, and children in works of art at the[…]

  9. FILMS
    Bad Hair

    Law Building

    This coming-of-age story finds 9-year-old Junior (Samuel Lange) living in near-poverty in Caracas, Venezuela, with his single mother (Samantha Castillo) and baby brother. Junior's best friend imagines herself entering beauty pageants, and he obsesses about straightening[…]

14 Dec
Sun / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Monet’s Masterpieces”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    This November's Sunday Family Zone + Studio is inspired by the exhibition Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River and the Museum's own permanent collection of Impressionist works. Every Sunday, it’s ArtTime—FamilyTime at the[…]

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