31 May
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 “A Modern Take on the Natural World”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    From the Paleolithic paintings in the caves of Lascaux, France, to the works of artists today, nature has always been a theme depicted in all types of art. In the galleries, families are invited to[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    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. 

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Don’t mess with the gods!”

    Beck Building

    What happens when mere mortals try to best the Greco-Roman gods? Find out on this 20-minute tour. Caution! The story doesn’t have a happy ending. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery tours[…]

  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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Exhibition Spotlight “A Photographer’s Collection: Gifts from Michael and Michele Marvins”

    Beck Building

    Take this 45-minute tour for a look at images created by a who's who of the greatest names in photographic history. The exhibition A Photographer’s Collection celebrates the gifts, both current and promised, that Houston photographer Michael Marvins and his[…]

  7. FILMS
    Pather Panchali

    Law Building

    Satyajit Ray’s feature-film debut, based on a best-selling 1930s novel about a family in West Bengal, focuses on the precocious Apu. The little boy learns his place in the world from a young age, watching his[…]

01 Jun
Mon / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Junior School: Summer Semester Begins Today

    The Glassell Junior School

    Today is the first day of summer classes at the Glassell Junior School! During the summer semester, the Junior School offers one-week courses for children ages 3 to 18. Choose from topics such as Drawing,[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Master Tours “For a New World to Come: Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography, 1968–1979”

    Beck Building

    Led by Yasufumi Nakamori, associate curator, photography; and Allison Pappas, assistant curator, photography For a New World to Come: Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography, 1968–1979 explores in depth, for the first time, the role[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Master Tours “For a New World to Come: Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography, 1968–1979”

    Beck Building

    Led by Yasufumi Nakamori, associate curator, photography; and Allison Pappas, assistant curator, photography For a New World to Come: Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography, 1968–1979 explores in depth, for the first time, the role[…]

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