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. 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[…]

  3. 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,[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. 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[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Kiss of the Egg

    Law Building

    Experience a playful work featured in the exhibition Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America. Through a docent-led discussion, visitors consider the sculpture Kiss of the Egg by Mexican artist Gabriel Orozco (born 1962), one of the[…]

  9. FILMS
    Beauty and the Beast

    Law Building

    Jean Cocteau’s sublime adaptation of Marie Leprince de Beaumont’s fairy-tale masterpiece—in which the pure love of a beautiful girl melts the heart of a feral but gentle beast—is a landmark of motion picture fantasy, with[…]

14 Feb
Sun / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Go on an adventure in the galleries, listen to special storybooks, sharpen looking skills with sketching, and create works of art. This suite of programs includes: Sunday Storybook Circle Make connections between a storybook and[…]

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