Brown Auditorium Theater, MFAH

Brown Auditorium Theater, MFAH

1001 Bissonet St.

Houston, TX


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Seriously Cute

Seriously? Cute? The normally rather staid RDA (Rice Design Alliance) is lightening up for its fall lecture series. Curated by Rice School of Architecture Assistant Professor...

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Being There

Singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen introduces a special screening of one of his favorite movies–the 1979 comedy/social satire directed by Hal Ashby (Harold and Maude) and...

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FotoFest 2014 Biennial Conference

A conference that brings together the varied perspectives of artists, curators, scholars, gallerists and historians.

If You Build It: Film series

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Films and Project Row Houses: A Collaborative Film Series presents a look at an innovative approach to education. The film follows designer-activists...

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The Strange Demise of Jim Crow

A film screening followed by a panel discussion moderated by Thomas R. Cole, co-producer of the film and founding director of the McGovern Center for...

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Revival: Trances (Transes)

A concert film unlike any other, Trances presents footage of Nass El Ghiwane, known as the Rolling Stones of Africa, whose performances combined music, poetry,...

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QFest: Cloudburst

The 16th Annual Houston GLBTQ International Film Festival’s opening night film is Cloudburst by Thom Fitzgerald at MFAH, one of six festival venues. Stella and...

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Gerhard Richter Painting

The Houston premiere of Corinna Belz’s film documenting Richter’s creative process, juxtaposed with intimate conversations with his critics, his collaborators, and his American gallerist Marian...

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Houston Premiere: Stick ‘Em Up!

Six screenings of Alex Luster, Tony Reyes, and GONZO247’s gritty, Houston-made documentary explores the subculture of artists involved with wheat pasting, an inexpensive, provocative, and...

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Danny Lyon: Los Ninos Abandonados

A film by Danny Lyon  about homeless orphans in Colombia will be screened, followed by a discussion with Lyon; Toby Kamps, curator of Menil’s Lyon...

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David Hockney: A Bigger Picture

The Houston premiere of the critically acclaimed film, David Hockney: A Bigger Picture. Filmmaker Bruno Wollheim, who had unmatched access to the elusive artist for...

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!Women Art Revolution

A screening of Lynn Hershman Leeson’s 2010 film !Women Art Revolution, followed by a talkback with artist Lynn Randolph and Jenni Sorkin, assistant professor of...

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Hej Rup! (Heave Ho!)

A special presentation of Czechoslovakian film Hej Rup! (Heave Ho!) By Martin Frič, featuring the comic duo George Voscovec and Jan Werich as two unemployed...

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Gay Block: About Love

Gay Block began her career as a portrait photographer in 1973 with portraits of her own Houston Jewish community. Her new book, About Love, a...

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