10 Feb
Fri / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: The Medium Is the Message

    Beck Building

    How important is an artist’s choice of materials? Join this guided gallery talk for an exploration of artworks in which the medium impacts the meaning. (This gallery talk lasts approx. 45 minutes.)  

  2. LECTURES
    Lecture “Spirit in Art: A Buddhist Vision”

    Law Building

    Friday and Saturday Afternoon Lectures Spirit in Art: A Buddhist Vision Presented by Anne C. Klein Professor of religious studies, Rice University, and founding director, Dawn Mountain Tibetan Buddhist Temple and Dawn Mountain Community Center &[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Patron-Plus Members Preview Party “Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski”

    Law Building

    Preview Party for Patron-Plus MFAH Members  Open bar, light refreshments, music, and viewing of Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski before the exhibition opens to the public. For Patron, Supporting, Sponsor, and Benefactor Members and Leadership Circle Donors. Please present your MFAH membership card[…]

  4. EVENTS
    Patron-Plus Members Event: Film Screening of “Jules Olitski: Modern Master”

    Law Building

    Film Screening of Jules Olitski: Modern Master Alison de Lima Greene, MFAH curator of Contemporary Art and Special Projects, introduces the short documentary (22 minutes) Jules Olitski: Modern Master. Interviews with Olitski's friends and peers, as[…]

  5. FILMS
    2011 Oscar Nominees: Best Documentary (Short Subject)

    Law Building

    Get a jump on your Oscar pool! Attend this screening for an opportunity to see some of the 2011 nominees for Best Documentary (Short Subject) in advance of the February 26 Academy Awards ceremony. The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier[…]

11 Feb
Sat / 2012

  1. EVENTS
    Members Daytime Preview “Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski”

    Law Building

    Preview for MFAH Members Viewing of Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski before the exhibition opens to the public. For all levels of membership. Please present your MFAH membership card and photo ID for admission. Not an MFAH Member? Click here and join today!  […]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour: The Audrey Jones Beck Collection

    Beck Building

    The renowned Beck Collection features Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and early Modernist paintings. Houstonian Audrey Jones fell in love with Impressionism on a trip to Paris as a teenager, and after she married John A. Beck during[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: The Egyptian Afterlife

    Beck Building

    The Egyptians believed in an afterlife that closely resembled their earthly life.  Learn more about the ancient Egyptian afterlife through the burial objects they brought with them on this 20-minute gallery talk. This spotlight gallery[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Highlights of the MFAH

    Law Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works of art in the MFAH collections on this 45-minute gallery talk.  

  5. WORKSHOPS
    Let's Go! Family Workshop

    Beck Building

    Have you ever felt nervous about bringing children into the museum galleries to look at art? You’ll be able to put your worries aside after attending the workshop, Let’s Go!: Creating a Great Family Experience[…]

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