18 May
Sun / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Mud, Dirt, Sand & Clay: Exploring American Ceramics”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    In the exhibition Beyond Craft: Decorative Arts from the Leatrice S. and Melvin B. Eagle Collection, you'll see amazing things that artists can do when they're using only mud, dirt, sand, and water. Get inspired,[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Installation Art

    Beck Building

    Unlike paintings, sculpture, and drawings—which visitors are asked not to touch—installation art invites visitors to step on, be inside of, or be surrounded by the art. Discover the diversity and variety of installation art, including[…]

  3. FILMS
    Martin Elkort: An American Mirror

    Law Building

    Introduced by Anne Wilkes Tucker, Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography Q&A with filmmaker Stefani Elkort Twyford follows the screening Exploring the life and work of New York street photographer Martin Elkort, An American[…]

19 May
Mon / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Docent Open House

    Beck Building

    Do you love people? Art? Meaningful conversation? Join Museum staff and current docents to learn more about the rewards of becoming part of the MFAH docent program, an elite corps of volunteer museum educators. All[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Master Tours “John Singer Sargent: The Watercolors”

    Beck Building

    John Singer Sargent: The Watercolors offers a once-in-a-generation opportunity to see 100 gorgeous watercolors by Gilded Age American master John Singer Sargent (1856–1925). Fabulous early-20th-century scenes of landscape, labor, and leisure highlight Sargent’s exquisite mastery of the[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Master Tours “John Singer Sargent: The Watercolors”

    Beck Building

    John Singer Sargent: The Watercolors offers a once-in-a-generation opportunity to see 100 gorgeous watercolors by Gilded Age American master John Singer Sargent (1856–1925). Fabulous early-20th-century scenes of landscape, labor, and leisure highlight Sargent’s exquisite mastery of the[…]

20 May
Tue / 2014

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Workshop “Golden Glory of the Early Renaissance”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    At this workshop, participants explore works of the early Renaissance, including altarpieces created with gold ground techniques, portraits, and more. In the studio, families create their own works of art inspired by the techniques and[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “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. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Workshop “Golden Glory of the Early Renaissance”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    At this workshop, participants explore works of the early Renaissance, including altarpieces created with gold ground techniques, portraits, and more. In the studio, families create their own works of art inspired by the techniques and[…]

21 May
Wed / 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.

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