01 Mar
Sun / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching in the Galleries

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Sketch works of art in the galleries during this informal program. Sharpen your observation skills, and have fun at the same time! An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Geometric Patterns in the Arts of Islamic World”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Designs with geometric shapes such as squares, rectangles, and octagons come together to make the many beautiful and highly complex patterns found in the exhibition Arts of Islamic Lands: Selections from The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait.[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Life on Screen”

    Law Building

    The exhibition Unfolding Worlds: Japanese Screens and Contemporary Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection includes 28 sets of monumental screens from Edo-period Japan (1615–1868). Among the prominent themes depicted are nature, urban life, and Japanese literature.[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Riding the Range with Remington”

    Beck Building

    Thought that cowboys were just at the rodeo? On this 20-minute tour, see cowboys ride through the stark and rugged landscapes of the 19th-century American West—the source of inspiration for artist Frederic Remington (1861–1909). The[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Life of Jesus

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute tour, follow the life of Jesus as depicted in works of art in the Museum's collections and in the exhibition Spectacular Rubens.

  6. FILMS
    Rue Mandar

    Law Building

    For three Parisian siblings (Charles Berry, Emmanuelle Devos, and Sandrine Kiberlain), their widowed mother’s funeral marks the end of an era. Brought together after years of separation, they are soon squabbling about everything from religious[…]

02 Mar
Mon / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Summer Classes at the Glassell Junior School: Registration Opens Today

    The Glassell Junior School

    Get ready for another fun and creative summer at the Glassell Junior School! The Junior School offers week-long summer classes for children ages 3–18. Choose from topics such as Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Architecture, Fashion[…]

  2. FILMS
    Being There

    Law Building

    Introduced by musician Robert Earl Keen A sheltered, simpleminded gardener (Peter Sellers) is mistaken for an aristocrat when he loses his job after his employer dies. He has learned everything about the world from watching[…]

03 Mar
Tue / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Arts of Islamic Lands: Selections from The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait”

    Law Building

    Islamic masterworks from Kuwait’s renowned al-Sabah Collection come to the MFAH as part of a long-term collaboration with the cultural institution Dar-al-Athar al-Islamiyyah (DAI). The privately held al-Sabah Collection is one of the greatest collections[…]

  2. LECTURES
    The Material of Sleep in Early New England

    Law Building

    Presented by David F. Wood, curator, the Concord Museum In early New England, the phases common to all lives—birth, marriage, death—transpired at home, behind closed doors, around the bed. This lecture explores some of those[…]

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