02 Feb
Sun / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Artists’ Choices, Uncovered

    Beck Building

    Artists make choices about many aspects of their work: scale, medium, content, composition, materials, etc. On this 45-minute tour, explore the many expressions of choice made by artists in our collections and contemplate the relationship[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Voilà! Sketching with Sunlight

    Beck Building

    In this special art-making activity inspired by The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, families are invited to sketch works of art in the European galleries and[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art Improv

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Art Improv takes place on select first Sundays throughout the year. Families choose a work of art anywhere in the Museum and make friends with it—spend time sketching it, writing about it, and talking about[…]

  4. FILMS
    A Touch of Sin

    Law Building

    Friday, January 31, 7 p.m. – Introduced by Jing Sharon Dolphin, president of the Rice Ethnographic Film Society, Rice University Saturday, February 1, 7 p.m. – Introduced by Aynne Kokas, PhD, Chao Center for Asian[…]

04 Feb
Tue / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Favorite Highlights”

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute tour features some of the best-known and best-loved works in the MFAH collections. Each tour is a unique experience as the docent selects different works of art for each gallery talk.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Hearst Foundation Evening for Educators “The Age of Impressionism”

    Beck Building

    Keynote speaker: Gary Tinterow, Museum director. Take time to explore the exhibition of some of the best-known names in art. This open house is a chance to contemplate, share, and create in the MFAH around[…]

05 Feb
Wed / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “2-D to 3-D”

    Beck Building

    How does medium affect an artist’s message? On this 45-minute tour, compare how artists address similar themes in different formats and media. ► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from that day's on-site food[…]

  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[…]

06 Feb
Thu / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Favorite Highlights

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute tour features some of the best-known and best-loved works in the MFAH collections. Each tour is a unique experience as the docent selects different works of art for each gallery talk.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “After the Impressionists”

    Beck Building

    Post-Impressionist artists extended Impressionism while rejecting its limitations. On this tour of the MFAH art collections, discover how artists such as Paul Cézanne and Vincent van Gogh influenced the direction of art at the end[…]

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