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[…]

19 Nov
Sat / 2011

  1. EVENTS
    Double-Discount Days in The MFAH Shop

    MFA Shop

    Double-Discount Days for MFAH Members November 17–27 Get your holiday shopping done early!  During Double-Discount Days in The MFAH Shop, present your MFAH Membership card and photo ID to enjoy twice the savings by receiving 20%[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Jewelry Designer Lynn Smith Visits the MFAH Shop

    MFA Shop

    Houston jewelry designer Lynn Smith will be here with her ever-popular jewelry featuring distinctive gemstones and one-of-a-kind pieces. You just might find the perfect piece for that holiday outfit!

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    David Vollmer Visits The MFAH Shop

    MFA Shop

    The MFAH Shop welcomes wire creations designer David Vollmer. He will be here in person and, in addition to his stunning bracelets, he will be creating wire holiday ornaments on-site! They are the perfect hostess[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. WORKSHOPS
    Annual Ornament-Making Workshop for MFAH Members

    Beck Building

    Enjoy festive music and complimentary refreshments as you create your own one-of-a-kind holiday decorations. Not an MFAH Member? Join today! Drop in anytime. All materials are provided. Please present your membership card and photo ID for admission.[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Spotlight on Rembrandt: Painter and Printmaker”

    Beck Building

    In addition to being a painter, Rembrandt van Rijn was also a prolific and innovative printmaker. Treating each medium differently, he rarely examined the same subjects or themes in both media. Examine a painting and[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts”

    Beck Building

    Explore Islamic art and culture through the universal tradition of gift giving: from personal gifts, to gifts for religious institutions, to gifts of diplomatic significance.  This gallery talk lasts 45 minutes.

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