Caroline Wiess Law Building Events Week of Friday, September 17, 2021-Thursday, September 23, 2021


Wendy Red Star, Apsáalooke Roses, 2016
Connecting Currents: Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Through Spring 2022

The Nancy and Rich Kinder Building is dedicated to the Museum’s international collections of modern and contemporary art. The third-floor galleries are devoted to thematic exhibitions, and the Kinder …

22 Oct Fri / 2021

  • Aaron Douglas, Into Bondage, 1936, oil on canvas

    Aaron Douglas, Into Bondage, 1936, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, Corcoran Collection (museum purchase and partial gift from Thurlow Evans Tibbs, Jr., the Evans‐Tibbs Collection). © 2021 Heirs of Aaron Douglas / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

    Members Preview “Afro-Atlantic Histories”
    11 a.m.—5 p.m.

    MFAH members are invited to preview Afro-Atlantic Histories before the exhibition opens to the public.

  • Luzzu | film poster
    Luzzu
    7 p.m.—8:45 p.m.

    A Maltese fisherman faces an agonizing choice: repair his boat or join a black-market operation.

23 Oct Sat / 2021

  • Aaron Douglas, Into Bondage, 1936, oil on canvas

    Aaron Douglas, Into Bondage, 1936, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, Corcoran Collection (museum purchase and partial gift from Thurlow Evans Tibbs, Jr., the Evans‐Tibbs Collection). © 2021 Heirs of Aaron Douglas / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

    Members Preview “Afro-Atlantic Histories”
    11 a.m.—5 p.m.

    MFAH members are invited to preview Afro-Atlantic Histories before the exhibition opens to the public.

  • 8½ | film poster
    8½ (Otto e mezzo)
    7 p.m.—9:30 p.m.

    A filmmaker (Marcello Mastroianni), torn between his mistress and his wife and lacking inspiration for his next picture, escapes into memories and fantasies.

24 Oct Sun / 2021