12 Jan
Thu / 2012

  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 “The Spirit of Modernism”

    Beck Building

    See examples of Modernist American art spanning many artistic genres, including painting, sculpture, photography, and contemporary arts and design. This 45-minute gallery talk is presented in conjunction with the cross-departmental exhibition The Spirit of Modernism:[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “The Kaleidoscopic Brain”

    Law Building

    Presented by David Eagleman, assistant professor, Department of Neuroscience; assistant professor, Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; director, Laboratory for Perception and Action; and director, Initiative on Neuroscience and Law, Baylor College of Medicine Imagine[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Artists and Their Models

    Beck Building

    From inspirational muses to relatives who would pose for free, models have had interesting and unique relationships with the artists who painted them. Join a 45-minute gallery talk and learn about some of these fascinating duos.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Crowning Achievements

    Law Building

    On this 20-minute gallery talk, explore crowns—valued as symbols of power and for the precious materials from which they are made.

13 Jan
Fri / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Dutch and Flemish Masterworks from the Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo Collection”

    Beck Building

    Explore one of the world’s most spectacular private collections of 17th-century Dutch and Flemish paintings, including masterworks by Rembrandt, Gerrit Dou, Frans Hals, Willem Claesz. Heda, Jacob van Ruisdael, and Jan Steen. Through the genres of[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Lecture “Unprecedented Power: Jesse Jones, Capitalism, and the Common Good” + The Audrey Jones Beck Connection

    Law Building

    Friday and Saturday Afternoon Lectures Unprecedented Power: Jesse Jones, Capitalism, and the Common Good  + The Audrey Jones Beck Connection Presented by author Steven Fenberg Jesse Jones—Houston’s preeminent developer during the first half of the 20th[…]

  3. FILMS
    The Mill and the Cross

    Law Building

    Renaissance painter and printmaker Pieter Bruegel (1525–1569) was renowned for his landscapes and peasant scenes. His masterpiece The Way to Calvary imagines the story of Christ’s Passion set in Flanders under brutal Spanish occupation in[…]

14 Jan
Sat / 2012

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Scout Day: Girl Scouts of the USA

    Beck Building, Law Building

    **REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS FULL** Girl Scouts are invited for a day of exclusive activities that will fulfill part of art badge requirements. All ages and levels of Girl Scouts are welcome to participate. View spectacular[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour: The Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation Collection

    Beck Building

    Explore this collection of Renaissance and Baroque art developed through the generosity of Sarah Campbell Blaffer, a native Texan who was inspired to collect art after visiting the Louvre museum on her wedding trip to Paris in 1909. In[…]

Showing items 1–10 of 25

January 2012

S M T W T F S
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31
Go to Today