10 Jan
Thu / 2019

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Kindred Spirits: Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores Kindred Spirits: Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood, an exhibition celebrating two independent artists who were ardently committed to assuming leading roles at the forefront of the American vanguard.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art + Lit “Contesting Modernity”

    Beck Building

    Local writers perform written pieces inspired by works of art on view in Contesting Modernity: Informalism in Venezuela, 1955–1975. Afterward, write your own work, and grab a drink and a bite at Happy Hour Thursday!

  3. LECTURES
    ’orrible ’istory: A Lighthearted Look at 400 Years of the British Monarchy

    Law Building

    Cohosts of Houston Public Media’s Manor of Speaking present a tongue-in-cheek look at monarchs whose portraits are on view in Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol.

11 Jan
Fri / 2019

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Kindred Spirits: Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores Kindred Spirits: Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood, an exhibition celebrating two independent artists who were ardently committed to assuming leading roles at the forefront of the American vanguard.

  2. FILMS
    Death in Venice (Morte a Venezia)

    Loosely based on Thomas Mann’s novella, Luchino Visconti’s Death in Venice centers on a sickly composer who becomes dangerously fixated on a teenage boy.

12 Jan
Sat / 2019

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “Kindred Spirits: Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood”

    Beck Building

    MFAH members are invited to reserve a spot for this one-hour tour to explore the exhibition together with a Museum docent.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    “Royals” Doggie Day

    The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza

    Bring your favorite canine pals to a fun-filled afternoon inspired by the royal portraits and pets of Tudors to Windsors. Dress up your crowd-friendly, leashed dogs in their regal best for a pawrade, costume contest, art activities, refreshments & more.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Kindred Spirits: Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores Kindred Spirits: Louise Nevelson & Dorothy Hood, an exhibition celebrating two independent artists who were ardently committed to assuming leading roles at the forefront of the American vanguard.

  4. PERFORMANCES
    Gallery Concert “Music from the Time of Degas”

    Beck Building

    In the galleries of European art, hear a concert inspired by French artist Edgar Degas, an avid music lover who attended many ballet and symphony performances.

  5. FILMS
    Il Gattopardo (The Leopard)

    Law Building

    In this historical drama by filmmaker Luchino Visconti, Burt Lancaster stars as a patriarch of a ruling-class family in its last gasps of dominance during Italy’s period of reunification.

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