25 Jul
Fri / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Little Art Adventures

    MFAH Visitors Center

    Little Art Adventures is a special program designed for children ages 3 to 5 years old and an adult companion. The experience includes a storybook circle, creative shape and color play, the creation of a[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Soto and Other Site-Specific Art

    Law Building

    What makes art conceived for a particular site special? Why might a museum commission site-specific art? On this 45-minute tour, learn about several of these special works created and displayed throughout the MFAH, such as[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look Spotlight Tour “Movement in Art”

    Beck Building

    Artists often explore movement in art through a variety of methods. They depict motion, have viewers move around their works, or have their works move themselves. Come move with us through this 20-minute, motion-driven tour.[…]

  4. LECTURES
    John Singer Sargent and the Sassoons: The Story of an Artist and His Patrons

    Law Building

    Presented by Kaylin Weber, assistant curator, American paintings and sculpture. Sir Philip Sassoon (1888–1939), a glamorous and well-known figure in Britain in the early 20th century, was the most eligible bachelor and the greatest host[…]

  5. FILMS
    Lilting

    Law Building

    A British man (Ben Whishaw) struggling with grief over the passing of his lover attempts to bond with the dead man’s Chinese-Cambodian mother. He hires a translator to converse with the woman whose initial distrust[…]

26 Jul
Sat / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Museum Experience Day 2014

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Celebrate the arts with free admission all day! The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, joins the Houston Museum District's Museum Experience Day along with our Zone 3 neighbors, the Jung Center of Houston and the[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Marville: Picturing Paris”

    Beck Building

    Known as the official photographer of Paris, Charles Marville (1813–1879) photographed the city both before and after its medieval streets were razed to make way for the broad boulevards, parks, and monumental buildings we have[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Summertime, and the Living Is Easy

    Beck Building

    In his love letters to Fanny Brawne, poet John Keats wrote of summertime: “I almost wish we were butterflies and liv'd but three summer days—three such days with you I could fill with more delight[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Soto and Other Site-Specific Art

    Law Building

    What makes art conceived for a particular site special? Why might a museum commission site-specific art? On this 45-minute tour, learn about several of these special works created and displayed throughout the MFAH, such as[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Movement in Art

    Beck Building

    Artists often explore movement in art through a variety of methods. They depict motion, have viewers move around their works, or have their works move themselves. Come move with us through this 45-minute, motion-driven tour.[…]

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