Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Painting presents 25 masterworks of the Venetian Renaissance—12 paintings and 13 drawings—that include two of the greatest paintings of the Italian Renaissance: Titian´s Diana and Actaeon and Diana and Callisto. These two paintings from the collection of the National Galleries of Scotland have never before traveled to the United States. The exhibition also features paintings from the collection by Jacopo Bassano, Lorenzo Lotto, Jacopo Tintoretto, and Veronese.
In addition to the Diana paintings, this exceptional international collaboration includes 10 other masterpieces that illuminate the depth of the National Galleries of Scotland's collection of Venetian Renaissance works. The paintings—among them Titian's famous Venus Rising from the Sea; Lotto's The Virgin and Child with Saints Jerome, Peter, Francis and an Unidentified Female Saint; Tintoretto's Christ Carried to the Tomb; and Jacopo Bassano's Adoration of the Magi—are accompanied by 13 drawings by Titian, Tintoretto, and Veronese and other Venetian Renaissance artists. A comprehensive catalogue, published by the MFAH and distributed by Yale University Press, commemorates this landmark exhibition.
A timed-entry ticket, which includes general museum admission, is required.
MFAH Members receive complimentary admissions, based on their level of membership. (Please see chart below.) For the general public, admission is $17 (adults) and $13 (children, students, senior adults). Admission is free for ages 5 and under, but a ticket is required to enter the exhibition. On Thursday, prices are lower ($15 adults; $10 children, students, senior adults) because general museum admission is free, courtesy of the Shell Oil Company Foundation. All visitors may purchase a premium, untimed ticket that allows one admission at the time/day of their choice during museum hours throughout the run of the show. Premium, untimed tickets are $12.50 (MFAH Members) and $25 (general public) and are not eligible for child/student/senior discounts.
Reservations—available in 30-minute increments—may be made three ways:
• by phone at 713.639.7771
• on-site at the MFAH
In addition to their free admissions, MFAH Members may purchase additional tickets for $10. These reduced-rate tickets are available only to MFAH Members.
Donors of $2,500 or more to the Annual Fund receive an All-Access Pass.
Call 713.639.7788 for details.
|MFAH Membership Level||Complimentary Tickets|
2 admissions + admissions for all
children 18 & under in household
|Leadership Circle||Unlimited admissions|
This exhibition is coorganized by the High Museum of Art, Atlanta; the Minneapolis Institute of Arts; and the MFAH, in collaboration with the National Galleries of Scotland.
In Houston, generous funding is provided by:
The Brown Foundation, Inc.
Mary Lawrence Porter
Fayez Sarofim and Meredith Long Exhibitions Endowment
Birgitt van Wijk
Ms. Ann G. Trammell