Brown Auditorium Theater, MFAH

1001 Bissonet St.

Houston, TX

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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 […]

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 […]

Saul Bass: Phase IV: Curated by Peter Lucas

Presented on 35mm, this science fiction film about a colony of cosmically altered ants is the only feature-length film directed by graphic designer and title […]

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, […]

RDA Sally Walsh Lecture: Jeanne Gang

A 2011 MacArthur Fellow, Gang is the founder and principal of Studio Gang architects, a Chicago-based firm made up of architects and designers who tackle […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

!Women Art Revolution with CAMH Teen Council

A screening of Lynn Hershman Leeson’s 2010 film !Women Art Revolution, followed by a talkback with members of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston’s Teen Council. […]

!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 […]

FURNISH: Space / Context / Object: Jurgen Bey

Rice Design Alliance’s lecture series exploring ideas, technologies, and cultural forces affecting furniture design brings dutch furniture designer Jurgen Bey to Houston. There will be […]

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 […]

FURNISH: Space / Context / Object: Kenneth Cobonpue

Rice Design Alliance’s lecture series exploring ideas, technologies, and cultural forces affecting furniture design brings furniture designer Kenneth Cobonpue to Houston. There will be a […]

FURNISH: Space / Context / Object: Mike Simonian

Rice Design Alliance’s lecture series exploring ideas, technologies, and cultural forces affecting furniture design brings Mike Simonian of Mike & Maaike, a “progressive” industrial design […]

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 […]

Joel Shapiro

Internationally renowned sculptor Joel Shapiro will speak about his upcoming Rice Gallery installation, opening 2 February 2012, and his ongoing project to liberate forms from […]

Steve Seid: Radical Light Screenings

Steve Seid, Video Curator at the Pacific Film Archive (PFA) presents two screenings of works in association with the recent publication Radical Light: Alternative Film […]