Calendar Week starting Saturday, October 10, 2015
Master Class for Educators–Law Building, Off-site
Teachers, take your work to a new level with this studio workshop just for you. Hands-on activities, challenging approaches, and new materials kick-start your creativity.
Art Beyond Sight–Beck Building
In this gallery program for visitors who are blind or partially sighted, trained educators use verbal descriptions and hands-on materials to engage participants with the Museum’s art collections and exhibitions.
ArtSmart Lecture–Beck Building
Presented by Joseph Havel, director, Glassell School of Art A look at the innovative and prestigious Core Residency Program at the Glassell School of Art. Exclusive to MFAH members at the Supporting, Sponsor, and Benefactor level,[…]
Long recognized as among the foremost figures of the Abstract Expressionist vanguard, Mark Rothko (1903–1970) embraced the possibility of beauty in pure abstraction with a painterly eloquence that gave a new voice to American art.[…]
Art Bite “A Taste of Native American History”–Beck Building
The majority of objects in the Museum’s collection of Native American art were created by the Pueblo cultures of northern Arizona and New Mexico. Join this tour to sample the variety of art encompassed by[…]
The Human Experience: The World, Our Home–Beck Building
From the earliest times, people have found sustenance and solace, challenge and mystery, in the natural world. Art has been a means to express their awe of, communion with, dependence on, and isolation from the[…]
Roman Vishniac Rediscovered–Beck Building
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Roman Vishniac Rediscovered” Through his poignant images, Roman Vishniac—more than any other photographer—influenced contemporary notions of Jewish life in Eastern Europe prior to World War II. Vishniac (1897–1990) created the[…]
Presented by Aimée Froom, curator, arts of the Islamic world From Spain to India, Central Asia to Morocco and beyond, the arts of the Islamic world embody powerful visions of mankind's relationship to the divine,[…]
Steak (R)evolution–Law Building
As we move toward more sustainable farming practices, some of the most prized elements of high-quality beef production are rapidly changing, and the effects are far reaching. Smaller-scale operation is impacting the industry and many[…]
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.