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Joseph Mallord William Turner, Sheerness as Seen from the Nore, 1808, oil on canvas, the MFAH, museum purchase with funds provided by the Alice Pratt Brown Museum Fund and the Brown Foundation Accessions Endowment Fund, with additional gifts from Isabel B. and Wallace S. Wilson, The Brown Foundation, Inc., and Ann Trammell.

Artists’ Choices, Uncovered

Saturday, Feb 22, 2014
Noon - 12:45 p.m.

Beck Building
5601 Main Street Map & Directions

Artists make choices about many aspects of their work: scale, medium, content, composition, materials, etc. On this 45-minute tour, explore the many expressions of choice made by artists in our collections and contemplate the relationship between choice and chance.

Education programs receive generous funding from the Kinder Foundation; the Institute of Museum and Library Services; ExxonMobil; the Favrot Fund; Occidental Petroleum Corporation; Mr. William J. Hill; the National Museum of Korea; the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; Susanne M. and Melbern G. Glasscock;
The Brown Foundation, Inc.; The Americana Foundation; The Crain Foundation; TMK IPSCO; Cameron International Corporation; Aggie and Joe Foster; Houston Junior Woman’s Club; the Sterling-Turner Foundation; and The Susan Vaughan Foundation.