20 Apr
Sun / 2014

  1. 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[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. FILMS
    Wadjda

    Law Building

    The first feature film shot in Saudi Arabia, directed by a woman who worked from inside a van directing her crew with a walkie-talkie, Wadjda is a remarkable achievement. Living in a suburb of Riyadh,[…]

22 Apr
Tue / 2014

  1. 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.

  2. LECTURES
    Artist’s Talk and Video Screening: Meiro Koizumi on the Fine Line between Humor and Cruelty

    Beck Building

    Japanese artist Meiro Koizumi (born 1976) has built a compelling body of video and performance work that deals with power dynamics, and Japan’s modern history and visual culture. Implicating himself, his performers, and the viewer[…]

23 Apr
Wed / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Symbols in Art”

    Beck Building

    Join this 45-minute tour to explore a broad range of artistic symbols and their meanings in different cultures and times. ► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from the daily on-site food truck or[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Workshop “Painting the Color White: Exploring the Art of John Singer Sargent”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    At this workshop, participants explore the works of John Singer Sargent, including the landscape watercolors and portraits painted on his travels around the world. In the studio, families create their own works of art inspired[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Annual Lawndale Art Center/Design Council Lecture “In Praise of Man-Made Nature”

    Law Building

    Presented by Karrie Jacobs, School of Visual Arts, New York. The real lesson of New York City's celebrated High Line is not that every city needs an elevated linear park, but that the features of[…]

24 Apr
Thu / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Unique Highlights

    Beck Building

    Join up with this 45-minute tour for an insider's look at works of art that are unique to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

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