02 Dec
Tue / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Family Storybook Circle

    Beck Building

    Join in a lively storybook adventure that connects art with fun and entertaining stories. Each month, Museum educators read a new storybook in the galleries and lead families on a brief exploration of the work[…]

  2. 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,[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Hearst Foundation Evening for Educators “Cultural Exchange: Joseon Dynasty”

    Law Building

    Discover a line of kings that spans the period from 1392 to 1910 in the longest-lasting Confucian dynasty. The heavy role of symbolism in Korean culture of the Joseon dynasty goes beyond the literal interpretation[…]

03 Dec
Wed / 2014

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

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

04 Dec
Thu / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Book Signing “Cat Lady Chic”

    MFA Shop

    Meet author Diane Lovejoy at this special event in The MFAH Shop! A signed copy of Cat Lady Chic is the perfect gift for any lover of felines and fashion. The term “cat lady” can evoke[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Holiday Trunk Show: Claudia Lobão

    MFA Shop

    Claudia Lobão presents her newest jewelry collection of the season and meets with her Houston fans and customers at the MFA Shop. Born and raised in Brazil, Lobão has an extensive arts background and focused[…]

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

  5. 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[…]

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