22 Aug
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
    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.

  3. FILMS
    Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case

    Law Building

    After 81 days of solitary detention, world-famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei (born 1957) is put under house arrest. He suffers from a sleeping disorder and memory loss; 18 cameras are monitoring his studio and home; police[…]

23 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
    Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case

    Law Building

    After 81 days of solitary detention, world-famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei (born 1957) is put under house arrest. He suffers from a sleeping disorder and memory loss; 18 cameras are monitoring his studio and home; police[…]

24 Aug
Sun / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Alt Rock: Exploring a Sculpture by Zhan Wang”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Explore how Chinese artist Zhan Wang (born 1962) creates artificial rocks inspired by traditional Chinese scholar's stones. This program lets families discover how his shiny sculpture straddles China’s modern and traditional ideas of art and[…]

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