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[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Shocking! Awesome!

    Beck Building

    Emotional responses to art are not uncommon, and some artworks are even intended to provoke shock or awe. On this 45-minute docent-led tour, experience works of art that conjured powerful emotions in their viewers when[…]

  7. LECTURES
    Beyond the Seine: Monet at Giverny

    Law Building

    Presented by Helga K. Aurisch, curator of European art and co-curator of the exhibition “Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River” Renowned as the “father of French Impressionism,” Claude Monet was inspired throughout his[…]

  8. FILMS
    Fifi Howls from Happiness

    Law Building

    Explore provocative artist Bahman Mohassess (1931–2010), the so-called “Persian Picasso,” whose acclaimed paintings and sculptures dominated pre-revolutionary Iran. Irreverent and uncompromising, a gay man in a hostile world, Mohassess was revered by elites in the[…]

  9. FILMS
    A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

    Law Building

    Viewers are dropped in the midst of a Neo-noir vampire romance set in a stylish Iranian underworld. Sheila Vand plays a hijab-clad Nosferata who rides a skateboard at night, stalking dealers and junkies who prey[…]

25 Jan
Sun / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    On Sunday afternoons, 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. Use #rienzigardens to share your[…]

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