29 Apr
Fri / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Mother’s Day Jewelry Trunk Show: Designers Lynn Smith & Laura Castriotta

    MFA Shop

    Join jewelry designers Lynn Smith and Laura Castriotta at the MFA Shop for a presentation of their latest jewelry creations! Drop in—the shop is always free to visit. Lynn Smith's popular designs feature distinctive gemstones[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. FILMS
    The Second Mother

    Law Building

    Across Latin America, the position of nannies is a unique phenomenon, where many become dependable maternal figure to their young charges. Brazilian filmmaker Anna Muylaert scrutinizes the relationship that many families have with their domestic[…]

  5. FILMS
    Ixcanul

    Law Building

    Mesmerizingly beautiful, Ixcanul captures a disappearing way of life and people. Teenage María lives with her family at the base of an active volcano. They are hardworking, Kaqchikel-speaking Mayans, harvesting coffee beans for a Spanish-speaking overseer[…]

  6. FILMS
    I Promise You Anarchy

    Law Building

    I Promise You Anarchy follows two teenage lovers in Mexico City as they become embroiled in the city’s illegal, narco-run blood trade. Newcomers Diego Calva Hernández and Eduardo Eliseo Martínez, non-actors discovered on Facebook, give[…]

30 Apr
Sat / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Electric Dirt: A New Ceramic Landscape

    The Glassell Studio School

    Co-organized by ClayHouston, this two-day symposium (April 30–May 1) examines the processes and technologies of contemporary ceramics. Artists David Hicks and Cheyenne Rudolph lead demonstrations, and a panel discussion explores other ceramics practices. After Hicks’[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Mother’s Day Jewelry Trunk Show: Designers Lynn Smith & Laura Castriotta

    MFA Shop

    Join jewelry designers Lynn Smith and Laura Castriotta at the MFA Shop for a presentation of their latest jewelry creations! Drop in—the shop is always free to visit. Lynn Smith's popular designs feature distinctive gemstones[…]

  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[…]

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