26 Jan
Thu / 2012

  1. 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:[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

27 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 “Seurat, Gauguin, and the Crisis in Painting at the End of the 19th Century”

    Law Building

    Friday and Saturday Afternoon Lectures Seurat, Gauguin, and the Crisis in Painting at the End of the 19th Century Presented by David E. Brauer Senior lecturer, Glassell School of Art Lectures are open to the public and[…]

  3. FILMS
    Mourning

    Law Building

    Real-life husband and wife Kiomars Giti and Sharareh Pasha star as a hearing-impaired couple suddenly left with the responsibility of caring for their nephew. While visiting her sister and brother-in-law, the boy’s mother and father[…]

  4. FILMS
    Here Without Me

    Law Building

    “In this contemporary adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ Glass Menagerie, middle-aged single mother Farideh (Fatemeh Motamed-Aria) works in a food processing plant and moonlights as a telemarketer. Her shy daughter Yalda is of a marriageable age but[…]

28 Jan
Sat / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Museum Educators Open House

    Beck Building

    At this annual event, institutions throughout the Houston Museum District offer information and presentations about opportunities for teachers, student teachers, homeschool educators, and administrators. Free to educators who register; three hours of continuing education credit available. Registered[…]

  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[…]

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