25 Jan
Sun / 2015

  1. 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[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “The Many Colors of Henri Matisse”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Explore the vibrant colors and hues Henri Matisse loved. In the galleries, families discover how this famous French painter used simple lines, brilliant colors, and rhythmic patterns to create works of art. In the studio,[…]

  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. 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[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Spirit of America”

    Beck Building

    How can we define the ever-evolving character of America? On this 20-minute tour, compare two works of art which reveal different facets of the spirit of America. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Fangs, Feathers, and Fins

    Beck Building

    In the ancient Americas, the image of the jaguar, harpy eagle, howler monkey, and other beings were used to bestow supernatural powers, to protect, and for worship. During this 45-minute tour of the exhibition Fangs,[…]

  7. FILMS
    Short Films by Anahita Ghazvinizadeh

    Law Building

    Filmmaker Anahita Ghazvinizadeh in person When the Kid Was a Kid (Iran, 2011, 17 min., in Farsi with English subtitles) Ten-year-old Taha lives with his divorced mother. He plays dress-up with other neighborhood children as[…]

  8. FILMS
    Sensitive Floor

    Law Building

    Kamali holds a fancy funeral for his wife, but he is not at all sad. He is shocked to find that his wife’s burial ground was double contracted, and that his wife has been buried[…]

27 Jan
Tue / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “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[…]

  2. FILMS
    Contact

    Law Building

    6 p.m. Reception in Museum Galleries 7 p.m. Film Screening Introduced by heart surgeon Dr. Billy Cohn   As a young girl, Ellie Arroway would sit at her shortwave radio, seeking other voices in the universe[…]

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