07 Jan
Sat / 2012

  1. 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[…]

  2. 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.)

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. 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[…]

08 Jan
Sun / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio: Exploring a Mythical Masterwork “Orpheus Charming the Animals”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. On January 8, 15, 22, and 29, the Family Zone is located in the exhibition galleries of Dutch and Flemish Masterworks from the Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo[…]

  2. 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[…]

  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[…]

10 Jan
Tue / 2012

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Workshop: Symbols and Traditions in Dutch Paintings

    Beck Building

    Registration for this workshop opens Tuesday, December 6, 2011 @ 8:00 a.m. Homeschool Workshops are specially designed for families who homeschool their children and feature activities that encourage parents and children of all ages to[…]

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