16 Jan
Fri / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look Art Bite Tour “Wild Beasts”

    Beck Building

    In 1905, the artists Henri Matisse, André Derain, and others were labeled “Wild Beasts” (in French, Les Fauves) for a style that challenged the academic norms with its bright, non-naturalistic colors, and simplified forms. Parisians[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Inside the MFAH Friday Afternoon Lecture “Auguste Rodin: Father of Modern Sculpture”

    Law Building

    Presented by Anna Tahinci, professor and head of art history, Glassell School of Art In fall 2014, two sculptures by Auguste Rodin (1840–1917) quietly joined the menagerie of sculptures in the Lillie and Hugh Roy[…]

  3. FILMS
    Stop Making Sense

    Law Building

    Stop Making Sense showcases David Byrne and the Talking Heads at the band's peak. Infectious renditions of "Take Me to the River," "Burning Down the House," and "Life during Wartime," along with surprise appearances by guest musicians, have[…]

17 Jan
Sat / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “Asian Gallery: The Many Faces of Buddhism”

    Beck Building

    For centuries, most works of art were created to express beliefs about the nature of the divine.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Monet on Ice

    Law Building

    Celebrate the final weeks of the exhibition Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River with ice skating! The Museum's massive Cullinan Hall transforms into a winter wonderland with a full-size skating rink, for three[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Stories Behind American Silver”

    Beck Building

    Can a silver collection expose the politics of gender, class, and morals in America? Join this 20-minute tour of Silver: An American Art—Selections from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and discover stories of 19th-century[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching along the Seine

    Law Building

    In this art-making activity inspired by Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River, families are invited to sketch works of art in the European galleries and explore how Claude Monet used natural light in[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Impressionists’ Wet Paint

    Beck Building

    The Impressionists often used the technique of wet-on-wet, in which layers of wet paint are applied to previous layers of wet paint without waiting for the previous application to dry. On this 45-minute tour, look[…]

  6. WORKSHOPS
    Art + Studio “Inspired by Monet: En Plein Air Indoors”

    Law Building, The Glassell Studio School

    Monet. The name inspires visions of airy and bright canvases filled with light and color, lush landscapes, fleeting instants in bustling Paris, and sunlit or moody views of the Seine—the river which flows through Paris[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    What’s on View Today?

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and constantly changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything on view in one visit—so take a 45-minute tour that highlights signature objects. These tours promise to[…]

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