01 Apr
Fri / 2016

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Fashion in Art

    Beck Building

    For centuries, individuals or societies have used fashion as a form of nonverbal communication to indicate occupation, rank, gender, class, wealth, and group affiliation. Fashion not only embraces clothing, but also accessories, jewelry, hairstyles, beauty[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Sleek and Sensuous

    Beck Building

    The grace and modern luxury of Art Deco designs reigned supreme between the two World Wars. An eclectic, machine-inspired decorative style, Art Deco emerged at a time when rapid industrialization was transforming Western culture. In[…]

  3. FILMS
    Two-Lane Blacktop

    Law Building

    This cult favorite is an existential road movie about a cross-country race between sociopath G.T.O. (Warren Oates), in a souped-up Pontiac, and hippie gearheads played by musicians James Taylor and Dennis Wilson. Taylor survives on[…]

02 Apr
Sat / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Bayou Bend Closed Today Only

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens is closed today for a fundraising event. Visit Bayou Bend when regular hours resume on Sunday, April 3.

  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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “Lookin’ Good!”

    Beck Building

    A portrait is typically defined as a representation of a specific individual. More than simply recording a person’s features, a portrait evokes a sense of the subject’s presence and says something about status and personality.[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “All in the Family”

    Beck Building

    Love them or avoid them, families and family get-togethers are simply a part of life. Discover a different family in the Museum’s galleries each week on this 20-minute Art Bite Tour. Art Bite tours are[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Sleek and Sensuous

    Beck Building

    The grace and modern luxury of Art Deco designs reigned supreme between the two World Wars. An eclectic, machine-inspired decorative style, Art Deco emerged at a time when rapid industrialization was transforming Western culture. In[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Fashion in Art

    Beck Building

    For centuries, individuals or societies have used fashion as a form of nonverbal communication to indicate occupation, rank, gender, class, wealth, and group affiliation. Fashion not only embraces clothing, but also accessories, jewelry, hairstyles, beauty[…]

  7. FILMS
    Chimes at Midnight

    Law Building

    “If I wanted to get into heaven on the basis of one movie, [Chimes at Midnight] is the one I would offer up . . . I think I succeeded more completely with that than[…]

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