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[…]

  3. 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.)

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Book Club Walk-in Tour “Cleopatra”

    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[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. 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[…]

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