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  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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Focus Tour at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Enjoy an in-depth discussion about an intriguing aspect of the Rienzi Collection.

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. FILMS
    Our Last Tango

    Law Building

    Tango’s most famous pairing, María Nieves Rego and Juan Carlos Copes, revolutionized and revitalized the once-waning dance in a relationship that spanned four decades both on and off the dance floor. German Kral’s feature documentary[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Treasures of the MFAH

    Beck Building

    With so many exhibitions and galleries to explore at the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything on one visit. So join up with this tour that samples the diverse array of art on view at the MFAH today.

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Celebrate Mothers!

    Beck Building

    Since ancient times, artists have celebrated extraordinary women who also happen to be mothers. Join this lively, 45-minute tour and journey through time to explore some of the Museum's most beloved artworks that showcase the[…]

  8. 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[…]

  9. FILMS
    Absence

    Law Building

    Presented by Cristina Garza, producer and international sales agent The latest film from Chico Teixeira—a popular guest at the very first Latin Wave with his film Alice’s House—is a coming-of-age story set in São Paolo.[…]

  10. FILMS
    Embrace of the Serpent

    Law Building

    Effortlessly weaving parallel narratives that occur on the same stretch of the Amazon, Colombian filmmaker Ciro Guerra tracks the devastation wrought by colonialism on this once-pristine, thriving environment. In 1909, German explorer Theodor Koch-Grünberg and[…]

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