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François Pascal Simon Gérard, Portrait of Louise-Antoinette-Scholastique Guéhéneuc, Madame la Maréchale Lannes, Duchesse de Montebello, with Her Children, 1814, oil on canvas, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, museum purchase with funds provided by the Brown Foundation Accessions Endowment Fund and the Alice Pratt Brown Museum Fund.

Members Tour “A Taste for Splendor”

Saturday, May 25, 2013
11 a.m. - Noon

Beck Building
5601 Main Street Map & Directions

Patrons of the arts—past and present—have commissioned and acquired works of art to reveal status, to demonstrate power, and to enjoy artistic splendor. Peek into and discuss the private and public lives of others on this special tour for MFAH Members.

Space is limited, and spots fill up fast. Secure your reservations in advance: rsvp@mfah.org or 713.353.1550. 

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Education programs receive generous funding from the Kinder Foundation; the Institute of Museum and Library Services; ExxonMobil; the Favrot Fund; Michael C. Linn in memory of his mother Patricia G. Linn; the National Museum of Korea; Mrs. Evelyn Houstoun Chew; The Hamill Foundation; the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; Susanne M. and Melbern G. Glasscock; The Boeing Company; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; Mr. William J. Hill; An Anonymous Donor; Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.; Houston Junior Woman’s Club; JPMorgan Chase Foundation; the Sterling-Turner Foundation; and The Susan Vaughan Foundation.