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  1. Virtual Cinema Presents the Essential “Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts”

    Apr 29, 2021 - The new documentary Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts is an important and enlightening contribution to our deeper understanding of this foundational American artist. It, too, is essential. Bill Traylor is essential. His art is a cornerstone for all who are interested in outsider and self-taught art, African American art, contemporary American art, and the enduring mysteries of artistic creativity. With his art’s verve and power, he speaks to us today. • Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts / WATCH HERE May 7–June 6. Your ticket ($12) supports the MFAH and provides a 5-day pass to the film.

  2. Movie Night with MFAH Films “Beyond the Visible: Hilma af Klint” and “The Times of Bill Cunningham”

    May 1, 2020 - “fashion historian” Bill Cunningham. See the Trailer • The Times of Bill Cunningham | WATCH HERE (MAY 6–19) Your purchase ($4.99) supports the MFAH and provides access to the film for three days. “Bristles with the excitement of discovery and also the impatience that recognition has taken so long” —New York Times The Times of Bill Cunningham (May 6–19) Sarah Jessica Parker narrates this snapshot of self-proclaimed

  3. MFAH (Virtual) Book Clubs: Spring Reads

    May 2, 2020 - At Home by Bill Bryson The History Book Club virtual discussion series kicks off with At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson.

  4. Ernie Barnes’s “The Sugar Shack” Goes on View at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, June 15

    Jun 13, 2022 - The painting is on loan to the MFAH through December 31 from Houston collector Bill Perkins, who acquired The Sugar Shack at auction last month. “I want to thank Bill Perkins for his generous loan to the Museum of Ernie Barnes’s extraordinary painting,” commented Gary Tinterow, Director, Margaret Alkek Williams Chair, of the MFAH. Houston collector Bill Perkins, who acquired the iconic 1976 work at auction last month, has placed the painting with the MFAH through December HOUSTON—JUNE 13, 2022—On Wednesday, June 15, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will

  5. Telling Tales out of School

    Oct 4, 2013 - It’s about Steve Jobs, who lives on the moon, and he battles Bill Gates. Here I am telling them “Let’s make a film about the Three Little Pigs,” and the kids are like, “No, let’s make Steve Jobs versus Bill Gates.”

  6. Movies Houstonians Love

    musicians Bun B, Kam Franklin, and Robert Earl Keen; former first lady Barbara Bush; sports stars Cynthia Cooper, Larry Dierker, and Clyde Drexler; fashion designer Chloe Dao; mayors Bob Lanier, Annise Parker, Sylvester Turner, and Bill Style Wars | Hip-hop artist Bun BApril 17 | Some Came Running | Filmmaker Richard Linklater Season 1 (2005–2006)October 24 | The Shawshank Redemption | Basketball star Cynthia CooperJanuary 30 | The Last Picture Show | Mayor Bill Willie DSeason 9 (2013–2014)October 14 | Muscle Shoals | MFAH film committee member and Ultimate Film Buff Mark WawroOctober 28 | Fitzcarraldo | Former MFAH associate director Gwen GoffeNovember 25 | Lola Montès | CAMH director Bill

  7. “Design in Dialogue” A Virtual Chat about the MFAH and Design

    May 26, 2020 - Cindi Strauss, the Sara and Bill Morgan Curator of Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design, talks with historian and curator Glenn Adamson of Friedman Benda gallery in New York.

  8. Rienzi Programs for Educators and Students

    Storybooks for Young Children (ages 3–7) Bill in a China Shop, by Katie McAllaster A Chair for My Mother, by Vera B. by Jen Bryant  Victoria: May Blossom of Britannia, England, 1829, by Anna Kirwan (Royal Diaries Series)   Books for Adult Readers The Age of Comfort, by Joan DeJean At Home: A Short History of Private Life, by Bill

  9. Zoom In: “At Home” Book Chat at YOUR Home

    May 18, 2020 - On Wednesday, May 20, the History Book Club hosts a virtual discussion about At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson.

  10. Celebrating “Olga de Amaral” with a Virtual Visit to a Tapestry Loom

    Major support is provided by:Sara and Bill Morgan, in honor of Anna Walker Additional generous funding is provided by:Anne Lamkin KinderLenore G. Tawney FoundationMichael W. DaleLeatrice and Melvin EagleJoan Morgenstern