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[…]

  7. 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[…]

  8. FILMS
    Chocolat

    Law Building

    Claire Denis’s debut feature film follows a woman (Mireille Perrier) returning to her childhood home in Cameroon. She recalls memories of her government official father during the final years of French control, and her heartfelt[…]

28 Feb
Sun / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    On Sunday afternoons, 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. Use #rienzigardens to share your[…]

  2. 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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