02 Aug
Sat / 2014

  1. EVENTS
    Members Tour “The Good Life”

    Beck Building

    What is the good life? The things we possess, the people we know, the foods we eat, the wines we taste, the loves we share, the art we collect. This one-hour tour for members touches[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Far From Home

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute tour of works in the MFAH permanent collection, consider the impact of location on artists who leave their homes to travel or relocate, whether for leisure, inspiration, or refuge.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Marville: Picturing Paris

    Beck Building

    Enjoy the startling clarity, lyrical beauty, and historical significance of Charles Marville’s photographs of Paris in the 19th century on this 45-minute tour of the exhibition Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Rest of the Story

    Beck Building

    Works of art often depict a specific moment in a person’s life or a narrative. On this 45-minute tour learn the whole story about select works in the Museum’s collection, and gain insights about why[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of Modern and Contemporary Art

    Beck Building

    Examine a sampling of artists and art movements from the 20th and 21st centuries during this 45-minute tour.

  6. FILMS
    Manakamana

    Law Building

    The view from a Nepalese cable car is a window on the world in this one-of-a-kind ethnographic documentary. William Blake’s oft-quoted observation about finding the world in a grain of sand comes to mind more[…]

03 Aug
Sun / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Mythical Creatures

    Beck Building

    Discover all manner of mythical creatures hiding in plain sight in the Museum's collection on this 45-minute tour.

  2. 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[…]

  3. FILMS
    Barry Lyndon

    Law Building

    Ryan O'Neal stars as an 18th-century Irish cad whose lack of integrity leads him down a path of self-destruction. During adolescence, he falls foolishly in love, then must abandon the area after a duel. He[…]

04 Aug
Mon / 2014

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Special Topics in Art Education 2014

    Law Building

    This annual, weeklong course for teachers focuses on the development of personal studio skills balanced by the investigation of art activities for the classroom. Participants explore 2-D and 3-D assignments, new media, and ways to[…]

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