15 Dec
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: 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.  

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi December Gallery Talk

    Rienzi

    Each month, Rienzi highlights a great work of art in the Rienzi Collection. Gallery Talks are given on the third Thursday of the month at 1 pm by museum curators, conservators, educators, and librarians. Contact[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Author’s Talk “Van Gogh: The Life”

    Law Building

    his event is open to the public. Admission is free. A reception and book signing follow the lecture. Vincent van Gogh has achieved a level of celebrity unique among cultural figures. Each year, more than two million[…]

  5. 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.

  6. LECTURES
    A Lecture by Matthew Buckingham

    The Glassell Studio School

    The extraordinary, conceptually driven work of New York-based artist Matthew Buckingham is featured in the Core Program exhibition Where Will We Live? at the museum's Glassell School of Art. Utilizing photography, film, video, audio, writing, and drawing, his work questions the role that social memory plays in contemporary[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Spotlight on the Ibis in Egyptian Art

    Beck Building

    In Egyptian art, the ibis represents the god of wisdom and writing. Join this 20-minute gallery talk to explore the symbol of the ibis in Egyptian works of art from the MFAH collection. Meet in[…]

  8. FILMS
    Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life

    Law Building

    Taking the best from La vie en rose and Amélie, renowned comic-book artist Joann Sfar’s Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life is a completely original take on one of France’s greatest mavericks, the illustrious and infamous Jewish[…]

16 Dec
Fri / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Moments of Change

    Beck Building

    What spurs a new idea in art? Is it one artist seeing the work of another? Is it one culture interacting with another? Is it the natural evolution of an idea? Explore these ideas—and more—on this 45-minute,[…]

  2. FILMS
    Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life

    Law Building

    Taking the best from La vie en rose and Amélie, renowned comic-book artist Joann Sfar’s Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life is a completely original take on one of France’s greatest mavericks, the illustrious and infamous Jewish[…]

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