Calendar Week starting Thursday, June 13, 2019
Gallery Concert: “Van Gogh & Japan” in Music–Beck Building
The MFAH teams up with Cantare 8 to explore the musical influences of Japan on Western music as Vincent van Gogh would have known them. The performance includes a rendition of “Vincent” by Don McLean.
This special screening features two rarely seen gems of independent cinema from 1959: Beat culture classic Pull My Daisy, directed by photographer Robert Frank and painter Alfred Leslie; and The Cry of Jazz, made by musician Edward Bland.
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Sunday Family Zone–Beck Building
Families can drop in for a variety of games, activities, and coloring in the galleries. Sunday Family Zone focuses on different works of art, artists, and exhibitions. Recommended for ages 3+
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Father’s Day Tours at Rienzi–Rienzi
Share an afternoon with Dad on a tour of the art collection and beautiful gardens at Rienzi!
Gallery Tour “A History of Photography: Selections from the Museum’s Collection”–Beck Building
A History of Photography traces the course of photography from its invention to the present day. This docent-led tour explores the exhibition and encourages visitors to discuss the art together.
At Eternity’s Gate–
Directed by Julian Schnabel and starring Willem Dafoe and Oscar Isaac, At Eternity’s Gate focuses on the life of Vincent van Gogh, exploring what it means to be an artist.
Anatomy of a Murder–
The classic courtroom drama features a Grammy-winning score by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn.
Van Gogh Monday–Beck Building
During the final three weeks of Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art, the exhibition is open on three Mondays: June 10, 17 & 24.
Gallery Tour “Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art”–Beck Building
Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art follows the artist through four key stages of his career, from early sketches to final paintings. This hour-long, docent-led tour explores the exhibition and encourages visitors to discuss the art together.
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Exclusive Tour “Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art”–Beck Building
Curators Helga Aurisch & Dena Woodall explore how the masterworks in Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art follow the artist’s development, his search for light and color, and his exploration of nature as a source of enduring inspiration.