06 Aug
Wed / 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[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “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. ► Admission is free[…]

07 Aug
Thu / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Fall 2014 Classes at the Glassell Junior School: Registration Opens Today for New Students

    The Glassell Junior School

    Get ready for another exciting and creative fall semester at the Glassell Junior School! Registration for Fall 2014 begins today for new students. Registration is ongoing until the third class meeting of full-semester courses. A[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gold Fever!

    Beck Building

    Explore the use of gold in various cultures on this 45-minute tour of the Glassell Collections of African, Indonesian, and Pre-Columbian Gold.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Mythical Creatures”

    Beck Building

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

  5. FILMS
    hang@MFAH Presents “8 BIT”

    Law Building

    Tickets are free! Reserve your seat in advance. 8 BIT explores how artists use technology to interrogate the world. A mix of rockumentary, art exposé, and culture-critical investigation, 8 BIT ties together seemingly disconnected phenomena, from the[…]

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    First Thursday Sketching in the Galleries

    Law Building, Beck Building

    On the first Thursday of select months, sketch works of art in the galleries during this free, informal program. An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to get you started.[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Tour “Status-Symbol Portraits”

    Beck Building

    How can a portrait convey status? Find out how the rich and famous have traditionally been depicted during this 20-minute tour.

  8. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour on Thursday, when general admission is free and the MFAH is open late! Enjoy drinks at the cash bar, beats by a local DJ, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

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