18 Apr
Sat / 2015

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Teacher Workshop “The Figure in Full: No More Stick Figures!”

    Law Building

    Seeing and drawing living models has inspired artists throughout history. In this workshop for K–12 educators, discover the human form through works of art at the Museum, and learn techniques for live figure drawing to[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Enriching Tradition: Making History Current

    The Glassell Studio School

    Co-organized by ClayHouston, this two-day symposium (April 18–19) celebrates the rich history of the Japanese aesthetic and its profound influence on contemporary ceramics. Stop by for demonstrations and lectures by renowned artists Randy Johnston and[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Members Tour “The Photographic Eye”

    Beck Building

    The late 1960s and early 1970s marked a period of tremendous political and social turmoil in Japan. As the country struggled to forge a new identity on the world stage, Japanese artists sought a medium[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Triumphant Eucharist”

    Law Building

    Long considered the pinnacle of Peter Paul Rubens’s innovative achievement in Flemish tapestry design, The Triumph of the Eucharist paintings and tapestries are among the most important works of art produced during the Baroque period.[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Something Old, New, Borrowed, and Blue

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute tour, play along with us as we turn this beloved American proverb into our thematic lens and look at artworks in our galleries that are very old, extremely new/contemporary, borrowed, and at[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Photo Magic

    Beck Building

    When photography was invented 175 years ago, can you imagine what it felt like to see such an image for the first time? People used terms like "divine perfection," “miraculous,” and “a little bit of[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Arts of the Islamic World

    Law Building

    The ancient trading route called the Silk Road wound its way through Islamic lands, encouraging a cultural exchange that provided artists with a diverse array of motifs, influences, and inspiration. On this 45-minute tour of[…]

  8. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Bodycast, An Artist Lecture by Suzanne Bocanegra Starring Lili Taylor

    Law Building

    Inspired by the two teenage years visual artist Suzanne Bocanegra spent in a body cast due to scoliosis, Bodycast is an inventive theatricalization of the ubiquitous “artist talk.” Part performance and part essay, Bocanegra uses[…]

  9. FILMS
    Zero Motivation

    Law Building

    A zany, dark, and comedic portrait of everyday life for a unit of young, female Israeli soldiers. The human resources office at a remote desert base serves as the setting for this cast of characters[…]

19 Apr
Sun / 2015

  1. LECTURES
    Enriching Tradition: Making History Current

    The Glassell Studio School

    Co-organized by ClayHouston, this two-day symposium (April 18–19) celebrates the rich history of the Japanese aesthetic and its profound influence on contemporary ceramics. Stop by for demonstrations and lectures by renowned artists Randy Johnston and[…]

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