14 Sep
Sun / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Book Sale: Expand Your Stacks

    MFA Shop

    In an unprecedented sale at The MFAH Shop, selected books in all categories range from 30% to 50% off. Although many marked-down books are centrally displayed, be sure to browse the shelves for even more[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching in the Galleries

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Sketch works of art in the galleries during this informal program. Sharpen your observation skills, and have fun at the same time! An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Visit the Rienzi gardens and capture their oasis-in-the-city beauty from behind the lens. Snap photos of the colorful flowers, lush green spaces, interesting architectural details, and eclectic statues. 

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “An American Tradition in Silver”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it’s ArtTime—FamilyTime at the Museum. Look for signs in the main lobbies to tell you which gallery the Family Zone is located in that day. In the Family Zone, spend some time with[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Technically Speaking”

    Beck Building

    This 20-minute Art Bite tour focuses on art-making techniques. Some methods have been used to depict that which is tangible, while others allow artists to express abstract concepts and universal themes. Art Bite tours are[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “The Artist: Picasso”

    Beck Building

    Join this 20-minute Art Bite tour for a quick glimpse at the life and work of 20th-century Modern master Pablo Picasso. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery talks that feature one or[…]

  7. LECTURES
    American Friends of Attingham Public Lecture “Generations of Collecting at Houghton Hall”

    Law Building

    Presented by Christine Gervais, associate curator, decorative arts and Rienzi. Bought or commissioned by eight generations of descendants of Sir Robert Walpole, the objects at Houghton Hall—some of which are on view in the exhibition[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Pre-Columbian Art

    Beck Building

    The Americas were inhabited by many indigenous peoples before the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the late 15th century. Join this 45-minute tour for a look at works of art by some of these cultures[…]

  9. FILMS
    The Wild Child

    Law Building

    A brilliant depiction of the real-life diaries of a 19th-century physician (played by François Truffaut) who attempts to educate and civilize a young boy found living in the wilderness without comprehension of human life. “It[…]

16 Sep
Tue / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Book Sale: Expand Your Stacks

    MFA Shop

    In an unprecedented sale at The MFAH Shop, selected books in all categories range from 30% to 50% off. Although many marked-down books are centrally displayed, be sure to browse the shelves for even more[…]

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