04 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
    “The Promise”: A Conversation with Author Ann Weisgarber and the Houston Chronicle’s Lisa Gray

    Law Building

    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, partners with Gulf Coast Reads to present a reading by Ann Weisgarber, author of The Promise, followed by a conversation with Weisgarber and Lisa Gray, columnist and features writer[…]

  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[…]

  6. FILMS
    The Glass Wall

    Law Building

    Presented by Garth S. Jowett, University of Houston "The seldom-seen film noir The Glass Wall features issues that struggling immigrants faced when finding refuge in the United States after WWII. In his first American film,[…]

06 Oct
Tue / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Family Storybook Circle

    Beck Building

    Join in a lively storybook adventure that connects art with fun and entertaining stories. Each month, Museum educators read a new storybook in the galleries and lead families on a brief exploration of the work[…]

  2. 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:[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art, Body & Mind “Mark Rothko: A Retrospective”

    Beck Building

    Presented by Alejandro Chaoul, director, Ligmincha Center for Texas Institute for Tibetan Meditative and Healing Arts; director of education, Integrative Medicine Program, MD Anderson Cancer Center; and assistant professor, University of Texas Medical Science Center[…]

07 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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