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Educator Workshop: Inspired by Nature

Left: Magdalena Fernández, 2iPM009, from the series Pinturas móviles (Mobile Paintings), 2009, video installation with sound, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Museum purchase funded by the Caribbean Art Fund and the Caroline Wiess Law Accessions Endowment Fund. © Magdalena Fernández. Right: Seon Ghi Bahk, An aggregation 201301, 2013, Charcoal, nylon threads, etc., Courtesy of the artist and Gallery IHN

Join two of Houston’s renowned art institutions for a workshop on the natural world and contemporary art. Designed for elementary through high school educators, this interactive program will look at nature’s integral role in shaping global aesthetics. Participants will examine pieces from Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Drawn from Nature at Asia Society Texas Center. The TEKS-aligned workshop will include presentations, art creation with natural materials, and participants receive GT credit from the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented.

Attendance at both locations is required to receive full GT credit

 

Schedule

9:00 am | Guided Tour of Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America at MFAH
11:00 am | Lunch at Asia Society Texas Center
12:00 pm | Guided tour of Drawn from Nature at Asia Society
1:00 pm | Hands-on art creation

 

Education and outreach programs at Asia Society Texas Center are made possible through generous funding from the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation and Nieman Marcus. Additional support provided by the Friends of Education & Outreach at Asia Society Texas Center. This program is in collaboration with The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
 

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Event Details

Sat 23 Jan 2016
9:00am - 3:00pm

1370 Southmore Blvd
Houston, TX 77004
713.496.9901

$45. All sales final.
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