23 Jan
Fri / 2015

  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
    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[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Inside the MFAH Friday Afternoon Lecture “A Quick History of Photography”

    Law Building

    Presented by Malcolm Daniel, curator in charge, department of photography and special projects Imagine what it must have felt like, 175 years ago, to see a photograph for the first time. The images were described[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Friday Focus Tour at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Start your weekend at Rienzi! On the second and fourth Friday of the month, enjoy an in-depth tour and discussion about an intriguing aspect of the Rienzi Collection. These small, personal tours are limited to 10[…]

  5. FILMS
    Fish & Cat

    Law Building

    Introduced by director Shahram Mokri The audience is invited to a reception in the Museum galleries following the film. Shahram Mokri is the recipient of the 2015 Emerging Voices Award from the ILEX Foundation. Filmed[…]

24 Jan
Sat / 2015

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Teacher Workshop “Unveiling the East: Discovering the Cultural Heritage of Korea and Japan”

    Off-site, Law Building

    Join the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and Asia Society Texas Center for an exploration of the arts and cultures of Asia. Start the morning at the MFAH, where you learn about Korea, once referred[…]

  2. 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.

  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. 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[…]

  5. 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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