Calendar Week starting Sunday, April 21, 2019
PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
Happy Hour Thursday “Fashion Fusion”–Law Building
Celebrate “Fashion Fusion” in style! Meet up with your friends at this special edition of Happy Hour Thursday in the Law Building before or after you check out the runway show.
PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIESSOLD OUT
Fashion Fusion–Law Building
Admission is free! VIP seating is sold out. The MFAH and Houston Community College team up for a professional fashion show inspired by the art of Vincent van Gogh.
Gallery Tour “Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings”–Law Building
Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings is the first major retrospective of the celebrated artist's career. This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores the exhibition and encourages visitors to discuss the artwork together.
Beyond the Frontlines: Tales of Resistance and Resilience in Palestine (Derrière les fronts: Résistances et résiliences en Palestine)–
Personal testimonies from those living in the occupied West Bank and Gaza.
PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
Glassell Junior School: Outdoor Sketching Competition–Cullen Sculpture Garden
Each spring, the Glassell Junior School awards scholarships through an outdoor sketching competition. Students ages 10 to 12 on September 1, 2019, are eligible to participate this year.
GALLERY TALKS/TOURSSOLD OUT
Members Tour “Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art”–Beck Building
MFAH members are invited to reserve a spot for this one-hour tour to explore the exhibition Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art together with a Museum docent.
Artist, Storyteller, Son: Rembrandt Peale’s Reflections on Portraits of George Washington–Law Building
Bayou Bend presents a dramatic staging of a talk given in the 1850s by prominent American artist Rembrandt Peale about portraits of the first president of the United States: George Washington.
Drop-in Art + Lit Discussion “Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs”–Law Building
Participate in an interactive, in-gallery book discussion related to the spring/summer MFAH Book Club selection: Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs by Sally Mann.
With a special focus on the work of the Peale family artists as landscape painters, this talk delves into the important and underexplored tradition of landscape representation in Philadelphia.
Core Program Lecture: Hamza Walker–The Glassell School of Art
Hamza Walker, executive director of LAXART, visits for a Core Program lecture. Core Program Lectures are free and open to the public.