18 Oct
Tue / 2011

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Studio School Workshop: Mixed Media: Lit from Within

    The Glassell Studio School

    Mixed Media: Lit from Within - AW936-2 Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. October 18–November 29 (7 sessions) Instructor: Portman $315 + $25 Lab Fee This workshop addresses art made on transparent and translucent surfaces (glass, Plexiglas,[…]

20 Oct
Thu / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Spotlight on Mary Cassatt “Painter and Printmaker”

    Beck Building

    Mary Cassatt—the only American artist directly affiliated with the French Impressionist movement—is today remembered for her intimate domestic scenes. On this 20-minute gallery talk, explore a painting and a print by Cassatt (1844–1926), and see[…]

28 Oct
Fri / 2011

  1. LECTURES
    U of H Honors College: “Tut’s Mummy”

    Off-site

    OFF-SITE LECTURE @ University of Houston Cemo HALL #100D Presented by Bob Brier, Senior Research Fellow, Long Island University A pharaoh’s mummy was an emblem of power that reached beyond the grave, becoming a symbol[…]

  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 “The Scent of Empire: Perfumes and Alluring Aromas in the Time of King Tut”

    Law Building

    Presented by Cheryl Ward, director of the Center for Archaeology and Anthropology, Coastal Carolina University, in conjunction with the exhibition Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs A cornucopia of treasures from around the[…]

  4. LECTURES
    A Lecture by Eric Fischl “How I paint what I paint”

    The Glassell Studio School

    The First Annual Naomi Turner True Lecture "How I paint what I paint" Presented by Eric Fischl A reception to meet the speaker follows the lecture, which takes place in Freed Auditorium. This event is[…]

  5. LECTURES
    The Civil War & the Material Culture of Texas, the Lower South, and the Southwest

    Off-site, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Law Building

    The 3rd Biennial David B. Warren Symposium The Civil War & the Material Culture of Texas, the Lower South, and the Southwest The Civil War was a turning point for American culture in countless ways.[…]

  6. FILMS
    Kuroneko

    Law Building

    In war-torn medieval Japan, a demon haunts the Rajomon Gate, ripping out the throats of samurai in the grove beyond. The governor sends a war hero to confront the spirit, but what the man finds[…]

29 Oct
Sat / 2011

  1. LECTURES
    The Civil War & the Material Culture of Texas, the Lower South, and the Southwest

    Off-site, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Law Building

    The 3rd Biennial David B. Warren Symposium The Civil War & the Material Culture of Texas, the Lower South, and the Southwest The Civil War was a turning point for American culture in countless ways.[…]

  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[…]

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