07 Feb
Sat / 2015

  1. WORKSHOPS
    “Learning Through Art at the MFAH” Workshop for Elementary Educators: Cultures across the Curriculum

    Law Building

    In this workshop for elementary educators, investigate cultural connections by utilizing various types of problem solving strategies and collaborative investigations in conjunction with core subject areas. Encourage a classroom of innovation by utilizing geometric reasoning,[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    “Learning Through Art at the MFAH” Workshop for Middle School Educators: Understanding Bias and Assumption

    Beck Building

    How can works of art help viewers understand bias and assumptions? In this workshop for middle school educators, explore how to incorporate works of art into the practice of analyzing and synthesizing information. About Learning[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Arts of the Islamic Lands”

    Beck Building

    As part of a long-term collaboration with the cultural institution Dar-al-Athar al-Islamiyyah, Islamic masterworks from Kuwait’s renowned al-Sabah Collection come to the Museum in the exhibition Arts of Islamic Lands: Selections from The al-Sabah Collection,[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Fancy Feasting”

    Beck Building

    The preparation, service, and consumption of food is a universal subject. This 20-minute tour examines food-related narratives in the art throughout cultures of the world. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery tours[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Adorning Adornment

    Beck Building

    Throughout history, art objects of sheer beauty have been created specifically to adorn the body, and to communicate status or rank. Join this 45-minute tour to explore objects in the Museum's collection—including jewels, crowns, funerary[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Asian Gallery: The Many Faces of Buddhism

    Beck Building

    For centuries, most works of art were created to express beliefs about the nature of the divine. This 45-minute tour, the first in a series exploring the relationship between faith traditions and works of art,[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spirit of America

    Beck Building

    How can we define the ever-evolving character of America? On this 45-minute tour, explore the history, style, and subject matter of American art as it showcases the American spirit.

  8. FILMS
    Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation

    Law Building

    Final screening added! Sunday, March 8, 2 p.m. One of the most iconic and enduring structures ever built, Barcelona’s La Sagrada Familia is an architectural project conceived by Antoni Gaudí in the late 19th century.[…]

08 Feb
Sun / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Active Artists: A Closer Look at American Art”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    American Abstract Expressionist Joan Mitchell (1925–1992) created works of art filled with bright colors and energetic lines. Visit the exhibition Line: Making the Mark to discover how artists use positive and negative space, contrasting colors, and[…]

  2. 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[…]

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