18 Oct
Thu / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    “Visions of Fancy” Exhibition Tour

    Rienzi

    Discover the works of George Romney, one of the leading artists of late-18th-century England, on a docent-led exhibition tour of Visions of Fancy: George Romney, 18th-Century Paintings and Drawings. Rienzi, the MFAH house museum for European[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Book Tours “In Country” MFAH Collections

    Law Building

    After reading the MFAH Book Tours selection for fall 2012—In Country by Bobbie Ann Mason—join this tour for a cross-cultural look at works of art in the MFAH collections that relate to war and other prominent themes in the novel. Copies[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: The Age of Empire

    Law Building

    Through the lens of exploration and colonization, see how disparate parts of the MFAH collection are connected on this 45-minute gallery talk.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi Gallery Talk “Pembroke Table”

    Rienzi

    On the third Thursday of each month, Rienzi highlights a great work of art in the Rienzi Collection. Gallery Talks are given by museum curators, conservators, educators, and librarians. Caroline Cole, curatorial assistant for Rienzi,[…]

  5. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Punch Party: The 18th-Century Imbiber

    Rienzi

    Each fall, Rienzi hosts a jolly celebration: "Punch Party: The 18th-Century Imbiber." Travel back through time to the mid-1700s to explore historic English punch—a blend of spirits, citrus, sugar, and spices. During this delightful evening, guests sample[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Constructed Dialogues: Concrete, Geometric, and Kinetic Art from the Latin American Art Collection”

    Beck Building

    See different avant-garde movements led by Latin American artists when you join this 45-minute gallery talk to explore the exhibition Constructed Dialogues: Concrete, Geometric, and Kinetic Art from the Latin American Art Collection​.

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk “For the Worshipers” by Noh Sang Kyoon

    Law Building

    Join this 20-minute gallery talk and explore the striking sculpture For the Worshipers, by Korean artist Noh Sang Kyoon (born 1958).

19 Oct
Fri / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk “The Incredulity of Saint Thomas”

    Beck Building

    Explore the MFAH collections one masterpiece at a time! Every Friday at lunchtime, join a 20-minute gallery talk and work your way around the world and through time. This week's featured highlight is the visceral[…]

  2. LECTURES
    The Secrets of Heaven and Earth: Matteo Ricci and the Chinese World Map of 1602

    Law Building

    Speaker: James Clifton, MFAH curator, Renaissance and Baroque painting; director, Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation This lecture explores how a map of overwhelming dimensions, created in 1602 by Matteo Ricci, a Jesuit priest living in China, was intended[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Members Preview Party “Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit”

    Beck Building

    MFAH Members see the new exhibition Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit before it opens to the public. Cash bar, music, and private viewing of the exhibition. Present your membership card for admission. For more information,[…]

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