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[…]

03 Nov
Thu / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Book Club Walk-in Tour “My Name Is Red”

    Beck Building

    This fall, the MFAH Book Club looks to ancient Egypt and the Middle East with two internationally minded selections: Cleopatra: A Life (2010), a biography by Stacy Schiff; and My Name Is Red (1998), a[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: European Art

    Beck Building

    Explore masterworks of the European art collection on this 45-minute gallery talk.

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    First Thursday Sketching

    Beck Building

    On the first Thursday of every month, sketch works of art in the museum galleries during this free, informal program. An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to get you[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Book Club Walk-in Tour “Cleopatra”

    Beck Building

    This fall, the MFAH Book Club looks to ancient Egypt and the Middle East with two internationally minded selections: Cleopatra: A Life (2010), a biography by Stacy Schiff, and My Name is Red (1998), a[…]

  5. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Opening Reception “Environment: Selections from the Glassell Studio School Painting Department”

    The Glassell Studio School, Off-site

    Join the Glassell School of Art and Tradition Bank at the opening reception for Environment: Selections from the Glassell Studio School Painting Department. The reception takes place from 6 pm to 8 pm at Tradition[…]

  6. LECTURES
    Rienzi Public Lecture “King George III and Queen Charlotte: Contrasts in Taste and Patronage”

    Law Building

    Presented by Sir Hugh Roberts, GCVO, FSA, surveyor emeritus of The Queen’s Works of Art, and former director of the Royal Collection of Great Britain King George III (reigned 1760–1820) is perhaps best known—on both[…]

  7. LECTURES
    “Way Out on a Nut” A Lecture by Douglas Crimp

    The Glassell Studio School

    This event takes place in Freed Auditorium at the Glassell Studio School. This chapter of Douglas Crimp´s memoir-in-progress, Before Pictures—about New York in the 1970s—concerns the scandal of the Guggenheim Museum´s removal of Daniel Buren´s work[…]

  8. 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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