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Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Portrait of Madame Monet (Madame Claude Monet Reading), c. 1874, oil on canvas, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Image © Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts

 

Hearst Foundation Evening for Educators “The Age of Impressionism”

Tuesday, Feb 04, 2014
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Beck Building
5601 Main Street Map & Directions

Keynote speaker: Gary Tinterow, Museum director.

Take time to explore the exhibition of some of the best-known names in art. This open house is a chance to contemplate, share, and create in the MFAH around some of the most famous masterworks by Degas, Pissarro, Cassatt, Manet, Renoir, and many others, on view in The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute.

Registration is $5, and preregistration is not required. E-mail schools@mfah.org for more information.

About Hearst Foundation Evenings for Educators
Evenings for Educators are professional-development programs that feature lively talks, tours of exhibitions, interactive workshops, and discussion designed for pre-K to 12th-grade teachers, curriculum specialists, and administrators. Each participant receives an illustrated teacher packet and a certificate of participation.

The MFAH Evenings for Educators program is endowed by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation.

All education programs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, receive endowment income from funds provided by Caroline Wiess Law; The National Endowment for the Humanities; the William Randolph Hearst Foundation; the Fondren Foundation; BMC Software, Inc.; the Wallace Foundation; the Louise Jarrett Moran Bequest; the Neal Myers and Ken Black Children’s Art Fund; the Favrot Fund; and Gifts in honor of Beth Schneider.