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Nasca, Peru, Feather Tunic, 100 BC–AD 700, cotton and feathers, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Museum purchase funded by Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. and Fayez Sarofim in honor of Peter C. Marzio at “One Great Night in November."

Pattern and Design through the History of Art

Saturday, Dec 14, 2013
Noon - 12:45 p.m.

Law Building
1001 Bissonnet Map & Directions

From ancient caves to contemporary art, patterns and designs have always been a part of artistic expression. On this 45-minute tour, visit works of art in the galleries that stretch across time and continents, and discover the many varieties of pattern and design—sometimes simply decorative and other times imbued with specific cultural or personal meaning.

Education programs receive generous funding from the Kinder Foundation; the Institute of Museum and Library Services; ExxonMobil; the Favrot Fund; 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; An Anonymous Donor; Mr. William J. Hill; Cameron International Corporation; Houston Junior Woman’s Club; the Sterling-Turner Foundation; and The Susan Vaughan Foundation.