19 Aug
Sat / 2017

  1. FILMS
    Macario

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    Macario earned the first Academy Award nomination for a Mexican film in the foreign-language category and became a celebrated classic of Mexican cinema.

20 Aug
Sun / 2017

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Studio

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    Beck Building

    Families can enjoy time in the art studio creating their own masterpieces together!

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone

    Beck Building

    Families are invited to drop in and enjoy a variety of games, activities, looking guides, books, and mini-tours of the galleries. Recommended for ages 3+

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Audrey Jones Beck Building

    Beck Building

    ​Join this 45-minute tour to sample works on view from collections throughout the Beck Building. Each tour includes different works of art, so your experience is always a fresh look at the Museum!

  4. FILMS
    Tender Pumpkins (Calabacitas tiernas)

    Comic actor Tin Tan impersonates a Hollywood bigwig who produces a grand musical in order to seduce beautiful actresses.

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Studio

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    Beck Building

    Families can enjoy time in the art studio creating their own masterpieces together!

  6. FILMS
    Sacred

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    A nomadic film that explores faith as a primary human experience, Sacred immerses the viewer in an exploration of spirituality across cultures and religions.

22 Aug
Tue / 2017

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching in the Gardens of Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Visit Bayou Bend during open-sketching hours, when guests are invited to draw from Bayou Bend’s natural woodlands and formal gardens. Paper, clipboards, and pencils are provided. 

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Caroline Wiess Law Building

    Law Building

    Discover architectural and artistic treasures on this tour of the Law Building, designed by William Ward Watkin with additions by Kenneth Franzheim and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

  3. LECTURES
    Mexican Muralism in the U.S. in the Early 1930s: The Social, the Real, and the Modern

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    Law Building

    This talk explores how vanguard painters placed Mexican muralism at the heart of modern art in the 1930s.

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