14 Oct
Fri / 2011

  1. EVENTS
    Members Sneak Peek Days for King Tut

    Law Building

    MFAH Members are the first to see King Tut during two festive Sneak-Peek Days, before the exhibition opens to the public on Sunday, October 16. Admission during these two days requires the purchase of a Member-priced[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Artists as Students and Teachers

    Beck Building

    Before they became household names, artists were students, learning their craft and developing their signature style.  Many went on to mentor the next generation of would-be-great artists as they struggled forge their artistic identity.  Explore[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Lecture “Edens of Excess: Gardens of Eighteenth-Century Paris”

    Law Building

    Edens of Excess: Gardens of Eighteenth-Century Paris Presented by Eric T. Haskell, professor of French studies and humanities, and director, Clark Humanities Museum, Scripps College, in conjunction with the exhibition Life & Luxury: The Art[…]

  4. FILMS
    Film Socialisme

    The Glassell Studio School

    These screenings take place in the Freed Auditorium, located in the MFAH Glassell School of Art at 5101 Montrose. Seating is limited! Legendary director Jean-Luc Godard returns to the screen with Film Socialisme, a magisterial[…]

15 Oct
Sat / 2011

  1. EVENTS
    Members Sneak Peek Days for King Tut

    Law Building

    MFAH Members are the first to see King Tut during two festive Sneak-Peek Days, before the exhibition opens to the public on Sunday, October 16. Admission during these two days requires the purchase of a Member-priced[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour: Lifestyles Around the World

    Beck Building

    Tour for MFAH Members Lifestyles Around the World The exhibition Life & Luxury: The Art of Living in Eighteenth-Century Paris allows you to experience—through art and material culture—a typical day in the life of elite Parisians. After[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    A close exploration of the porcelain splendors at Rienzi, this tour introduces visitors to the inspiring development of "white gold" in Europe during the 18th century. Discover the monarchs and vibrant commercial markets that fed[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: American Imagery in Prints of Robert Rauschenberg

    Beck Building

    Explore Robert Rauschenberg’s use of media imagery to foster an American identity. Through Selected Prints from the MFAH Collection—from pictures of President John F. Kennedy, to baseball games, to satellites—see how the artist captured an idealistic[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Food in African Art

    Law Building

    From literal agricultural imagery to symbolic metaphors, food plays a significant role in many traditions in African art. Investigate these ideas and more on this 45-minute gallery talk.

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: "Life & Luxury: The Art of Living in Eighteenth-Century Paris"

    Beck Building

    Experience the elegance of a typical day for elite 18th-century Parisians, through paintings, furniture, sculpture, timepieces, textiles, metalwork, musical instruments, maps, and more. This 45-minute gallery talk is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Life & Luxury:[…]

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