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[…]

  5. FILMS
    Boy and the World

    Law Building

    Free for students with ID Introduced by members of the Museum’s teen leadership group, hang@mfah Cuca’s cozy rural life is shattered when his father leaves for the city, prompting Cuca to embark on a quest[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Gallery Concert: Da Camera Young Artists Present “Sculpted in Sound”

    Beck Building

    Da Camera Young Artists present a gallery concert featuring works by 20th-century French and American composers that fuse the raucous spirit of the Roaring '20s with the beauty of the classical tradition. These composers created[…]

  8. 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[…]

  9. FILMS
    The Pearl Button

    Law Building

    Following his previous essay film Nostalgia for the Light, Patricio Guzmán moves from the mysteries of the cosmos and the observatories in the Atacama Desert to the ocean that defines an important border to his[…]

  10. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Gallery Concert: Da Camera Young Artists Present “Sculpted in Sound”

    Beck Building

    Da Camera Young Artists present a gallery concert featuring works by 20th-century French and American composers that fuse the raucous spirit of the Roaring '20s with the beauty of the classical tradition. These composers created[…]

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