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[…]

04 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 “Spirit in Art: A Buddhist Vision in Tibet”

    Law Building

    Presented by Robert Thurman, the Jey Tsong Kappa Professor of Indo-Tibetan Studies, Columbia University; president of Tibet House US; and president of the American Institute of Buddhist Studies; in conjunction with the MFAH Nidhika and Pershant[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Patron-Plus Members Preview Lecture "New Formations: Czech Avant-Garde Art and Modern Glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen Collection"

    Law Building

    Presented by Alison de Lima Greene, Curator of Contemporary Art and Special Projects, MFAH, and organizing curator of the exhibition New Formations: Czech Avant-Garde Art and Modern Glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen Collection[…]

  4. EVENTS
    Patron-Plus Members Preview Party "New Formations: Czech Avant-Garde Art and Modern Glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen Collection"

    Beck Building

    Patron-Plus Members Preview Party New Formations: Czech Avant-Garde Art and Modern Glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen Collection For MFAH Members at the Patron level and above Open bar, light refreshments, and music. Please[…]

  5. FILMS
    The Housemaid

    Law Building

    Eun-yi (Jeon Do-youn) is hired as a nanny in a lavish mansion by businessman Hoon (Lee Jung-jae) and his very pregnant wife (Seo Woo). When Eun-yi is seduced by Hoon, she becomes the unwitting victim[…]

  6. FILMS
    The Day He Arrives

    Law Building

    Known as a director whose films appear ordinary on the surface but reveal complex and often uncomfortable truths about relationships, Hong’s new film follows a college professor/filmmaker on a trip to Seoul, and proceeds to[…]

05 Nov
Sat / 2011

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Teacher Workshop “Illuminated Books and Golden Robes: Art and Gift-Giving across Cultures”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    The exhibition Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts, as well as works from the MFAH collections of world art, illustrate a vast network of political, economic, social, religious, and personal[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Symposium “New Formations: Change and Continuity in Czech Avant-Garde Art”

    The Glassell Studio School

    In 1989 the MFAH presented Czech Modernism: 1900–1945. Opening only months before the “Velvet Revolution” that redrew the map of Europe, this landmark exhibition introduced a lost chapter of the avant-garde to American audiences.  Houston philanthropists Roy[…]

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