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[…]

11 Nov
Fri / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Highlights of the MFAH

    Law Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works of art in the MFAH collections on this 45-minute gallery talk.  

  2. LECTURES
    Lecture “Treasured Images from the Golden Age of Dutch Art and Culture”

    Law Building

    Treasured Images from the Golden Age of Dutch Art and Culture Presented by Frederik J. Duparc, former director of the Mauritshuis, The Hague;  and organizing curator of the exhibition Dutch and Flemish Masterworks from the Rose-Marie[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Members Preview Lecture “Dutch and Flemish Masterworks from the Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo Collection”

    Law Building

    Presented by Edgar Peters Bowron, the Audrey Jones Beck Curator of European Art at the MFAH, and Houston curator of the exhibition Dutch and Flemish Masterworks from the Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo Collection. For[…]

  4. EVENTS
    Members Preview Party “Dutch and Flemish Masterworks from the Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo Collection”

    Beck Building

    MFAH Members Preview Party Dutch and Flemish Masterworks from the Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo Collection ♦ Music ♦ Cash bar For MFAH Members at all levels of membership. Please present your membership card and[…]

12 Nov
Sat / 2011

  1. EVENTS
    Members Daytime Preview “Dutch and Flemish Masterworks from the Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo Collection”

    Beck Building

    MFAH Members Daytime Preview Dutch and Flemish Masterworks from the Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo Collection Exclusive viewing of the exhibition before it opens to the public. For MFAH Members at all levels of membership.[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour: Gifts, Offerings, and Devotional Objects

    Beck Building

    Tour for MFAH Members offered in conjunction with the exhibition Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts. See works of art across the museum that functioned as gifts. From personal gifts and diplomatic[…]

  3. WORKSHOPS
    Scout Day: Boy Scouts of America

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Scouts are invited for a day of exclusive activities that fulfill part of the Art advancement requirements. View spectacular Egyptian treasures found in the tomb of King Tut, rarely seen in the United States, in[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Specialty Card Designer Sammy Smith visits the MFAH Shop

    MFA Shop

    Houston specialty card designer Sammy Smith will be here intricately hand cutting his exquisite and one-of-a-kind note cards. Be sure to stop by for this amazing experience. He will also be taking special orders! This[…]

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