24 Jul
Thu / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Fall 2014 Classes at the Glassell Junior School: Registration Opens Today

    The Glassell Junior School

    Get ready for another exciting and creative fall semester at the Glassell Junior School! Registration for Fall 2014 begins today for continuing students, scholarship students, and MFAH members at the family level and above. New-student[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Soto and Other Site-Specific Art

    Law Building

    What makes art conceived for a particular site special? Why might a museum commission site-specific art? On this 45-minute tour, learn about several of these special works created and displayed throughout the MFAH, such as[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Summer Art Explorers: Look, Discover, Create!

    Beck Building, Law Building

    From ceramics and fiber to paint and metalwork, families are invited to experiment and create with materials found in works throughout the Museum this summer!

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Summertime, and the Living Is Easy”

    Beck Building

    In his love letters to Fanny Brawne, poet John Keats wrote of summertime: “I almost wish we were butterflies and liv'd but three summer days—three such days with you I could fill with more delight[…]

  5. WORKSHOPS
    What Does It Mean to Make?

    Beck Building

    All teens ages 13–18 are welcome at this workshop. No previous art experience needed! Have you ever wondered, "How did they make that?" Experiment with new materials and ways of making art while developing tools[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Movement in Art

    Beck Building

    Artists often explore movement in art through a variety of methods. They depict motion, have viewers move around their works, or have their works move themselves. Come move with us through this 45-minute, motion-driven tour.[…]

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art + Wine “Cheers! The British Taste for Wine”

    Beck Building

    This program complements the exhibition Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House. Imagine hosting a fine dinner at an English country house. What drinks would be served to your guests before, during, or after[…]

  8. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Yoga Talk & Practice: “Patañjali’s Ashtanga Yoga (Eight Limbs of Yoga)”

    Cullen Sculpture Garden, Law Building

    Presented by Sri N. V. Raghuram, director for spiritual studies, SVYASA Yoga University, India; and chairman and founder of Yoga Bharati, USA. Friends of Asian Art and the Museum’s department of learning and interpretation invite[…]

  9. FILMS
    Appropriate Behavior

    Law Building

    Writer-director-star Desiree Akhavan helms this deadpan comedy about a bisexual Iranian-American woman adrift after a break-up. Finding new digs in Bushwick, Brooklyn, and a daycare job at a kindergarten film school, 20-something Shirin oscillates from[…]

25 Jul
Fri / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Little Art Adventures

    MFAH Visitors Center

    Little Art Adventures is a special program designed for children ages 3 to 5 years old and an adult companion. The experience includes a storybook circle, creative shape and color play, the creation of a[…]

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