30 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 “We All Watch Films, but What Does a Film Curator Do?”

    Law Building

    Presented by Marian Luntz, curator, film and video Many Houstonians are familiar with the Museum’s diverse year-round film offerings in the Brown Auditorium Theater, but did you know that the Museum has organized film screenings[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Special Schedule This Afternoon

    Law Building

    Today only, portions of the Law Building close at 3 p.m. for a fundraising event.  Guests may continue to visit the exhibition Monet and the Seine: Impressions of River as usual, with the last entry at[…]

31 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. 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[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. FILMS
    Bending the Rules

    Law Building

    A Tehran theater company is preparing to travel to Paris to perform at a prestigious drama festival. Arrangements are in order for everyone except the lead actress, whose father has hidden her passport in order[…]

  6. 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[…]

01 Feb
Sun / 2015

  1. EVENTS
    Members Morning “Monet and the Seine”

    Law Building

    Members have an exclusive opportunity to view Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River on the exhibition's final day, before the Museum opens to the public. Come early to say farewell! For all levels of[…]

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