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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. 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.”

  5. “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.

  6. 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

  7. Beauty, Humor, and Social Justice: Gifts from Joan Morgenstern

    Julie Blackmon, Bill Brandt, Keith Carter, Robert Frank, Earlie Hudnall, Ray K. Metzker, Richard Misrach, and Simon Norfolk are among the photographers whose work is on view.

  8. 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.

  9. Virtual Lecture | “Electrifying Design: A Century of Lighting”

    About the SpeakersCindi Strauss is the Bill and Sara Morgan Curator, Department of Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design, at the MFAH. Sarah Schleuning is the Margot B.

  10. Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Ceramics: The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection

    Generous funding is provided by: Sara and Bill Morgan Friends of Contemporary Ceramics Michael W. Dale The Schissler Foundation The Susan Vaughan Foundation Supporters of Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio