07 Jan
Wed / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: Spring 2015 Registration Open

    The Glassell Studio School

    Adults of all skill levels are invited to enroll in studio art and art history classes and workshops at the Glassell Studio School during this period of fall semester registration and faculty counseling for new[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Shocking! Awesome!”

    Beck Building

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

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

08 Jan
Thu / 2015

  1. 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,[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: Spring 2015 Registration Open

    The Glassell Studio School

    Adults of all skill levels are invited to enroll in studio art and art history classes and workshops at the Glassell Studio School during this period of fall semester registration and faculty counseling for new[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910

    Law Building

    Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910 features exquisite pieces primarily on loan from the National Museum of Korea. The exhibition explores imperial, Confucian, and Buddhist artistic expression from the 14th[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour on Thursday, when general admission is free and the MFAH is open late! Enjoy drinks at the cash bar, beats by a local DJ, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Wild Beasts”

    Beck Building

    In 1905, 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 were[…]

  7. 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[…]

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