15 Dec
Sat / 2012

  1. EVENTS
    Members Daytime Preview “Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado”

    Beck Building

    MFAH Members enjoy an opportunity to view the new exhibition Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado before it opens to the public. Present your photo ID for admission, and drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. For[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour: Lives of the Saints

    Beck Building

    Images of the saints are ubiquitous in religious devotional objects of the Christian tradition. On this month's Members tour, explore the saints and their artistic attributes to learn more about their lives and paths to[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: San Ildefonso Pottery

    Law Building

    Explore ceramic wares from the hub of Southwest American pottery on this 20-minute gallery talk, including works by the masters Maria and Julian Martinez.

  4. 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​.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Pointed Gestures”

    Beck Building

    Are you pointing at me? From communicating symbolic meanings to advancing a narrative, artists use gestures in interesting ways. Join this 45-minute gallery talk to find out more.

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Oceanic Art

    Law Building

    In the South Pacific Ocean, 25,000 islands lie between Asia and the Americas. Together with the continent of Australia, these islands make up Oceania. Join this 20-minute gallery talk and see how the presence of[…]

  7. 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[…]

  8. FILMS
    2012 British Arrows

    Law Building

    British Arrows is the new name for the British Television Advertising Awards, which have been a popular offering at the MFAH for many years. Newcomers will be equally entertained! From elevated pitches for household products[…]

  9. PERFORMANCES
    HGO Studio Recital at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Experience the exceptional talents of up-and-coming young artists from the Houston Grand Opera Studio at a sparkling evening recital in the intimate gallery at Rienzi. Developed thematically, each performance features a repertoire of works by renowned composers and[…]

16 Dec
Sun / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Opening Day Street Festival Celebration “Portrait of Spain”

    Beck Building

    Celebrate the opening of the exhibition Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado with a fun-filled Spanish street festival! Throughout the afternoon, enjoy samples of Spanish delights: tapas, wine, bread, and other delicacies. This daytime[…]

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