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John Singer Sargent, Mrs. Joshua Montgomery Sears (Sarah Choate Sears), 1899, oil on canvas, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift of George R. Brown in honor of his wife, Alice Pratt Brown.

Spotlight Tour “Status-Symbol Portraits”

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014
6 p.m. - 6:20 p.m.

Beck Building
5601 Main Street Map & Directions

How can a portrait convey status? Find out how the rich and famous have traditionally been depicted during this 20-minute tour.

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; Occidental Petroleum Corporation; the National Museum of Korea;
Mr. William J. Hill;  the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; Susanne M. and Melbern G. Glasscock; Houston Junior Woman’s Club; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; The Crain Foundation; TMK IPSCO; Cameron International Corporation; Aggie and Joe Foster; the Sterling-Turner Foundation; and The Susan Vaughan Foundation.