Children’s Studio: Family Ceramics

Posted on: May 2nd, 2018

June 30
10 am – 12 pm | Adults and children ages 4 & up
Members: FREE
Non-members: $20 for a family of 3 + $5 for each additional family member

Bring the whole family for artistic fun at MMofA. Together, you will create a clay masterpiece while learning different handbuilding techniques.

Children’s Studio: Storytime & Art

Posted on: May 2nd, 2018

May 19
9 am – 1 pm  |  3 – 6 year olds
Members: FREE
Non-members: $15 + $5 for each additional sibling for non-members

With stories, art activities, a short film and creative play, we will entertain your children so that you can get some much needed work finished, or just have a few hours for yourself. Please bring a lunch, avoiding all peanut products.

Copperplate Drypoint Workshop with Scott Stephens

Posted on: April 30th, 2018

Artist and professor Scott Stephens will lead this workshop on the traditional printmaking method of copperplate drypoint. Participants will learn to use a stylus to incise an image into the copper and then print the image onto paper using a printing press. Participants will be able to create, proof and modify an image and then print a small edition of finished work. Participants should bring a sketchbook with image ideas and materials (pencils, erasers, fine pilot point pen, etc,) for preliminary sketches in a 4×5 to 5×7 inch format. Copperplate, fine paper, and oil based ink will be provided, as well as the specialized tools and materials to incise and print the plates.

Friday, June 15
12 – 5 p.m.
$110/$75 members

Abstract Painting Compositions with Josh Green

Posted on: April 30th, 2018

Students will explore concepts of abstract composition in this two day painting workshop. Instructor Josh Green will discuss how painters arrange line, shape, and color to create captivating images. Along with a lecture, students will tour and discuss the current MMofA exhibition, Houston Artists: Gestural and Geometric Abstraction. Participants will create multiple compositional sketches and progress to a larger painting.

Saturday, June 9, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
AND
Sunday, June 10, 1 – 4 p.m.

$165/$140 members
Early Bird: $145/$120 members
Register by 05/26/18 for Early Bird Price

Abstract Painting Compositions with Josh Green

Posted on: April 30th, 2018

Students will explore concepts of abstract composition in this two day painting workshop. Instructor Josh Green will discuss how painters arrange line, shape, and color to create captivating images. Along with a lecture, students will tour and discuss the current MMofA exhibition, Houston Artists: Gestural and Geometric Abstraction. Participants will create multiple compositional sketches and progress to a larger painting.

Saturday, June 9, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
AND
Sunday, June 10, 1 – 4 p.m.

$165/$140 members
Early Bird: $145/$120 members
Register by 05/26/18 for Early Bird Price

do it performance: Lillian McKinney

Posted on: April 26th, 2018

Join us every Thursday afternoon as Lillian McKinney, do it artist, carries out Pierre Huyghe’s do it Instruction (2004).

ART TALK: Arielle Masson

Posted on: April 23rd, 2018

Join us for an art talk with Arielle Masson, one of the nine artists featured in MMofA’s special exhibition, HOUSTON ARTISTS: Gestural and Geometric Abstraction. Masson will present an introduction to abstraction before guiding us on a tour of the exhibition. Masson studied at the University of Houston, Texas, La Sorbonne III, Paris, France and École des arts plastiques et visuels d’Uccle, Brussels, Belgium. She currently lives in Houston, Texas and teaches at the The Glassell School of Art.

B & W by donation

do it performance: Lillian McKinney

Posted on: April 19th, 2018

Join us every Thursday afternoon as Lillian McKinney, do it artist, carries out Pierre Huyghe’s do it Instruction (2004).

Clay Bust Building with Donna Kemp

Posted on: April 19th, 2018

You will be amazed at what you can create in this one-week class taught by artist Donna Kemp! Learn how to construct a clay bust using the coil building method. Donna will instruct on realistic facial features as well as creating expression in your work. This hands-on class will emphasize attention to detail in crafting a truly unique work of art.

Monday – Friday, June 4 – 8
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

$225/$195 members
EARLY BIRD: $205/$175 members
Register by 05/21/18 for Early Bird Price

Batik Fabric Art with Joseph Booth

Posted on: April 19th, 2018

Create your own amazing fabric art using the hot wax batik technique. Instructor Joseph Booth, artist and graphic designer, will lead the class in using stamps and brushes to create patterns and explore interesting dye effects. Students will create one-of-a-kind pieces that can be used as scarves, wall hangings, pillows, and much more.

Tuesdays, June 5 & 12
4 – 7 p.m.

$125/$100 members