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James Turrell, The Light Inside, 1999, neon and ambient light, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Museum commission, gift of Isabel B. and Wallace S. Wilson. © James Turrell

Custom-made for MFAH

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014
6 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Beck Building
5601 Main Street Map & Directions

Many works of art in the MFAH collections were specifically created for particular spaces at the Museum. On this 45-minute tour, explore several of these gems, and find out about the inside stories behind the special commissions.

Shell Free Thursdays are supported by a grant from Shell Oil Company.

Education programs receive generous funding from the Kinder Foundation; the Institute of Museum and Library Services; ExxonMobil; the Favrot Fund; Mr. William J. Hill; Occidental Petroleum Corporation; 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; Houston Junior Woman’s Club; The Crain Foundation; TMK IPSCO; Cameron International Corporation; Aggie and Joe Foster; the Sterling-Turner Foundation; and The Susan Vaughan Foundation.