25 Oct
Sun / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    On Sunday afternoons, 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. Use #rienzigardens to share your[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Fruits and Flowers: Exploring European Still-Life Paintings”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Families are invited to explore the mastery of Dutch artist Jan van Huysum and discover the artistic choices made in paintings such as Still Life of Flowers and Fruit, which features densely packed roses, morning[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Constructing Memory: Roman Vishniac and the Practice of Social Documentary Photography

    Law Building

    Presented by Allison Pappas, assistant curator of photography, and MFAH curator of the exhibition “Roman Vishniac Rediscovered” Photographs are particularly nimble images that engage viewers on a daily basis as history, news, personal mementos, and[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Today at the MFAH

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and ever-changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything in one visit. So take a 45-minute tour that samples the diverse array of art on view at[…]

26 Oct
Mon / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exclusive Tours “Mark Rothko: A Retrospective”

    Beck Building

    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.[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exclusive Tours “Mark Rothko: A Retrospective”

    Beck Building

    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.[…]

  3. FILMS
    The Loved One

    Law Building

    Introduced by architect Jim Furr The Loved One—advertised as “The motion picture with something to offend everyone!”—is a famously outlandish farce. Robert Morse stars as English poet Dennis Barlow, who ends up in Hollywood arranging the[…]

27 Oct
Tue / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: Myth Making

    Beck Building

    All through history, people across cultures—in order to help make sense of the world in which they live, and their place in the universe—have created myths about super humans, heroes, and gods.  Fall Tour Series:[…]

28 Oct
Wed / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: The Body Beautiful

    Beck Building

    The human body has figured prominently in the creative expression of nearly all cultures from the beginning of civilization. Through art, the body becomes a site for defining individual identity, constructing ideals, expressing power, and[…]

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