27 Apr
Sat / 2019

  1. 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.

  2. 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. 

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art”

    SOLD OUT
    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.

  4. PERFORMANCES
    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.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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.

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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.

  7. LECTURES
    From the Schuylkill to the Hudson: Landscapes of the Early American Republic

    Law Building

    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.

  8. LECTURES
    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.

  9. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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.

  10. PERFORMANCES
    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.

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