14 Dec
Sun / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching along the Seine

    Law Building

    In this art-making activity inspired by Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River, families are invited to sketch works of art in the European galleries and explore how Claude Monet used natural light in[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    On Sunday afternoons, 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. Use #rienzigardens to share your[…]

  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. LECTURES
    Identity and Visual Arts: Antiquarian Korean Maps

    Law Building

    Presented by Richard A. Pegg, PhD, director and curator of Asian Art, MacLean Collection, Chicago Whether physical or imagined, spiritual or intellectual, maps are visual tools for conveying a part of the world we inhabit.[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. FILMS
    Camouflage

    Law Building

    An ironic and absurd comedy, Camouflage transports audiences to a university summer school camp. The shallowness and cynicism of the academic milieu becomes apparent though the relationship between a young linguistics professor, Jaroslaw, and his[…]

  8. FILMS
    Jump

    Law Building

    One of Poland’s most important novelists, Tadeusz Konwicki was also a director and screenwriter. Jump is a tantalizing existential mystery that hops nimbly between allegory and black comedy. It begins with the hero (Zbigniew Cybulski)[…]

16 Dec
Tue / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “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,[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Yuletide Nights: Spirits of Holidays Past

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens presents a night of holiday cheer and live music! Taste festive foods of the past, including adult beverages, and see costumed actors bring the exhibition Yuletide: Holiday Time at Bayou[…]

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