Calendar Week starting Friday, April 26, 2019
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.
PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
Photography in the Gardens of Bayou Bend–Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
Are you an amateur photographer? The Bayou Bend gardens provide a unique opportunity! Capture the beautiful blooms, gorgeous woodlands, and formal landscapes through your own lens.
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.
Highlights of the MFAH–Beck Building
With more than 100 galleries and all the frequently changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything in one visit! Each “Highlights” tour includes different works of art.
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.