26 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
    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[…]

27 Feb
Sat / 2016

  1. EVENTS
    Members Morning “Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940”

    Beck Building

    Members have an exclusive opportunity to view Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940 before the Museum opens to the public for the day! Simply show your membership card, and gain advance entry[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Photography Workshop: Capturing Nature’s Beauty

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Led by Elicia Garcia, Houston Center for Photography  Bayou Bend's glorious, 14-acre gardens provide the setting for a nature photography workshop introducing digital photographers to the principles of lighting and composition for getting the best pictures from[…]

  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. 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[…]

  6. 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[…]

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