18 Feb
Sat / 2012

  1. EVENTS
    Members Daytime Preview: Arts of Japan Gallery & “Elegant Perfection”

    Law Building

    Preview for MFAH Members Viewing of the new Arts of Japan Gallery and the exhibition Elegant Perfection: Masterpieces of Courtly and Religious Art from the Tokyo National Museum before they open to the public. For all levels of membership. Please present your MFAH membership card[…]

  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. FILMS
    Le Havre

    Law Building

    MFAH film faithful will remember seeing prior films by iconoclastic Finn Aki Kaurismäki, including Ariel, Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses, I Hired a Contract Killer, and The Match Factory Girl. His latest film is warmhearted portrait[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Book Club Walk-in Tour “Voices from the Other World”

    Beck Building

    This spring, the MFAH Book Club looks at two civilizations that are worlds apart: ancient Egypt and post–World War II Japan. Both selections are concise and introspective, contemplating the roles of tradition and evolution in[…]

  6. 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.  

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Cast in Bronze

    Law Building

    Ever since the ancient civilizations, artists have deliberately chosen bronze casting as an expressive process. Join this 45-minute gallery talk to explore bronze works of art from around the world and throughout time.

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Venus, Goddess of Love

    Beck Building

    This Valentine’s season, take another look at works of art depicting Venus, the goddess of love, on this 20-minute gallery talk.

  9. LECTURES
    Lecture “Emotion in Egyptian and Near Eastern Music”

    Law Building

    Friday and Saturday Afternoon Lectures Emotion in Egyptian and Near Eastern Music Presented by A. J. Racy Professor of ethnomusicology at UCLA Performer, composer, and author Lectures are open to the public and free with general[…]

  10. FILMS
    Le Havre

    Law Building

    MFAH film faithful will remember seeing prior films by iconoclastic Finn Aki Kaurismäki, including Ariel, Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses, I Hired a Contract Killer, and The Match Factory Girl. His latest film is warmhearted portrait[…]

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