13 Apr
Sun / 2014

  1. LECTURES
    Symposium “Rethinking Art History: Writing/Making Modern and Contemporary Asian Art and Architecture Histories”

    Beck Building

    This symposium, produced by the Museum in collaboration with Rice University, is the first academic symposium to focus on writing critical narratives on modern Asian art and architecture histories and practices, as well as on[…]

  2. FILMS
    Somewhere in Between

    Law Building

    A riveting lead performance anchors this poignant coming-of-age film about a young woman trying to move beyond the limitations of her mundane rural life. Zehra is employed at a 24-hour restaurant between Ankara and Istanbul[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Celebrating Cubism: The Art of Georges Braque”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Join the party and celebrate the life of Georges Braque, a French painter who, along with Pablo Picasso, developed the art style known as Cubism. Discover how Braque didn’t want to paint objects from just[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Architecture

    Beck Building

    Walk through the Museum galleries with an eye to architecture. During this 45-minute tour, explore the 75-year legacy of brilliant and functional designs by architects William Ward Watkin, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Isamu Noguchi, and[…]

  5. FILMS
    Happy Family Journal

    Law Building

    The legendary Turkish actor Tuncel Kurtiz, who died in 2013, stars in this quirky, comedic look at the ties that bind a family together. Widow and retired colonel Yildirim raises his children with such authoritarian[…]

  6. FILMS
    Jîn

    Law Building

    Described as a modern take on Little Red Riding Hood, this film focuses on Jîn, a Kurdish teenager who relies on her survival instincts when she flees to the forest, intent on reuniting with her family.[…]

14 Apr
Mon / 2014

  1. LECTURES
    Symposium “Rethinking Art History: Writing/Making Modern and Contemporary Asian Art and Architecture Histories”

    Beck Building

    This symposium, produced by the Museum in collaboration with Rice University, is the first academic symposium to focus on writing critical narratives on modern Asian art and architecture histories and practices, as well as on[…]

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Looking Together

    Beck Building

    Looking Together is designed for individuals with Alzheimer's disease or dementia and their family members or care partners. Discover and discuss works of art together during this hour-long program in the galleries. Admission is free, but[…]

15 Apr
Tue / 2014

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Workshop “Seeing the World in a New Way: Cubist Paintings of Georges Braque”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Homeschool families explore the work of Georges Braque in the exhibition Georges Braque: A Retrospective, delving into how the artist created his Cubist paintings that revolutionized the 20th-century art world. In the studio, participants create[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Feminine Mystique”

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute tour, explore works by female artists who often challenged stereotypes and societal limitations, as well as works featuring female subjects, from the sacred to the profane.

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