27 Jul
Sun / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Delicate Suspense: Exploring a Sculpture by Alexander Calder”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Known as the inventor of the mobile, American artist Alexander Calder created works of art suspended in the air, freely moving above. Families are invited to look up to the sky and explore a kinetic[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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[…]

  3. FILMS
    Orlando

    Law Building

    A gender-bending epic from indie filmmaker Sally Potter, Orlando covers four centuries of sexual politics through the eyes of its sex-switching, time-traveling title character. Tilda Swinton plays the androgynous Orlando, who begins the story as a[…]

  4. FILMS
    You and the Night

    Mature Audiences Only
    Law Building

    Evoking references as diverse as John Hughes, Luis Buñuel, and Peter Greenaway, this titillating drama follows a beautiful couple and their transgender maid as they host an intimate party for an exclusive group of friends[…]

28 Jul
Mon / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Master Tours “Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House”

    Beck Building

    Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House brings the renowned collection of paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts from England's Houghton Hall to the United States for the first time. Family portraits by Hogarth and[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Master Tours “Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House”

    Beck Building

    Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House brings the renowned collection of paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts from England's Houghton Hall to the United States for the first time. Family portraits by Hogarth and[…]

29 Jul
Tue / 2014

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Summer Mini-Conference for Teachers

    The Glassell Studio School

    At this annual two-day event, artists and art educators present sessions on art-making, art history, and art education. Each session offers inspiration through hands-on projects and curriculum connections. This mini-conference takes place at the Glassell[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Unique Highlights”

    Beck Building

    Join up with this 45-minute tour for an insider's look at works of art that are unique to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. ► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from the daily[…]

30 Jul
Wed / 2014

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Summer Mini-Conference for Teachers

    The Glassell Studio School

    At this annual two-day event, artists and art educators present sessions on art-making, art history, and art education. Each session offers inspiration through hands-on projects and curriculum connections. This mini-conference takes place at the Glassell[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Talk + Tour at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    "Historians on the Collection" Bayou Bend continues its popular Talk + Tour program with a series of talks presented by local historians. Speakers use objects from the collection as a window into historians’ thought processes[…]

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