12 Feb
Fri / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Little Art Adventures

    MFAH Visitors Center

    Little Art Adventures is a program designed for children ages 3 to 5 with an adult companion. The experience includes a storybook circle, creative shape and color play, making a simple art project, and a[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America

    Law Building

    The exhibition Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America brings together a selection of major works by 21 artists who are recognized as pioneers or precursors of key artistic trends both inside and outside their[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Picturing Place

    Beck Building

    What is a “place”? A geographical location? A physical surrounding? A state of mind? The answer is all of the above, and more! Join the 45-minute tour and discover the wide variety of ways artists[…]

  4. FILMS
    Wrong Move

    Law Building

    Wrong Move—the second film in Wim Wenders's Road Trilogy—is based on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship. Wilhelm Meister (Rüdiger Vogler) hopes to become an author and broaden his horizons on a journey away[…]

13 Feb
Sat / 2016

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Art Beyond Sight

    Beck Building

    In this gallery program for visitors who are blind or partially sighted, trained educators use verbal descriptions and hands-on materials to engage participants with the Museum’s art collections and exhibitions.

  2. WORKSHOPS
    “Learning Through Art at the MFAH” K–8 Educator Seminar

    Beck Building

    In this workshop for educators, discover how art can bridge disciplines to teach literacy and writing skills, math, science, and social studies. Use the Museum’s K–8 curriculum to integrate higher-level cognitive skills such as observing[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Statements: African American Art from the Museum’s Collection”

    Beck Building

    In 1950 the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, awarded its annual purchase prize to John Biggers for his extraordinary drawing The Cradle, the first work of art by an African American to enter the Museum’s[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Pleasures of the Senses”

    Beck Building

    The concept of the five senses is rooted in Greek philosophy, which held that the senses are points of contact between people and the universe. Though the visual arts are a feast for the eyes,[…]

  5. WORKSHOPS
    Art + Studio: “Contingent Beauty” and Mixed Media

    Law Building

    Presented by Jason Moodie, studio & gallery programs manager; and Nathan Dube, artist and Glassell School of Art faculty member, in conjunction with the exhibition "Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America." This Art + Studio[…]

  6. FILMS
    Oscar Nominees: Documentary Short Subject

    Law Building

    As Oscar season heats up, see the films nominated for best documentary short subject—on the big screen! Always diverse and unexpected, this program is a perennial favorite of Museum filmgoers. Program Part I (87 minutes) • Body[…]

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