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Sat / 2012

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Teacher Workshop “Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs”

    Law Building

    Works of art from the pharaohs' tombs offer ways to teach about the lives of Egyptian rulers, burial practices, Egyptiangods and goddesses, and the science of mummification. Tour the exhibition Tutankhamun: The Golden King and[…]

  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[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk “1938: Two Views of America”

    Beck Building

    Compare two works of art—Thomas Hart Benton’s Haystack and Stuart Davis’s Gloucestor Harbor—to discover a complicated view of the United States in 1938. (This gallery talk lasts approx. 20 minutes.)

  5. EVENTS
    Family Membership Art-Making Program

    Beck Building

    MFAH Members are invited to gather the entire family and stop by the museum for an afternoon of fun.  Discover the exhibition Dutch and Flemish Masterworks from the Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo Collection, and make your[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Highlights of the Peter Blum Edition Archive”

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute gallery talk, explore the process of contemporary printmaking through the prints and preparatory materials of contemporary masters such as Louise Bourgeois, Enzo Cucchi, Alex Katz, Brice Marden, and James Turrell. The exhibition Highlights of[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: The Gods of Ancient Egypt

    Beck Building

    The ancient Egyptians worshipped myriad deities. Take a quick look at objects associated with these gods and goddesses on this 20-minute spotlight gallery talk. This spotlight gallery talk is offered in celebration of the exhibition Tutankhamun: The[…]

  9. LECTURES
    Lecture “The Hand of Rodin”

    Law Building

    Friday and Saturday Afternoon Lectures The Hand of Rodin Presented by John T. Spike Distinguished scholar-in-residence, Muscarelle Museum of Art, the College of William & Mary, Virginia Lectures are open to the public and free with[…]

  10. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Foodie Fest

    Rienzi

    Visit Rienzi for a Foodie Fest! Enjoy an open-house tour and see the exhibition English Taste: The Art of Dining in the Eighteenth Century before it closes January 29. English Taste shows a 21st-century audience the funny, familiar—even shocking—ways that a certain class of people ate and entertained in the 18th[…]

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