03 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 “Creative Collaborations: Gauguin in Pont Aven”

    Law Building

    Friday and Saturday Afternoon Lectures Creative Collaborations: Gauguin in Pont Aven Presented by Gloria Groom David and Mary Winton Green Curator, 19th-Century European Painting and Sculpture, the Art Institute of Chicago Lectures are open to the public[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    The 16th Annual Citywide Exhibition Opening Celebrations

    Off-site

    The 16th Annual Citywide African American Artists Exhibition February 1–March 3, 2012 Opening Celebrations Wednesday, February 1, 6–8 p.m., Heritage Plaza Lobby (1111 Bagby) Friday, February 3, 6–8 p.m., Community Artists’ Collective (1413 Holman, Tea Room[…]

  4. FILMS
    The Mummy

    Law Building

    A 1921 British field expedition to Egypt uncovers the mummy of Prince Imhotep, who was condemned and buried alive 3,700 years ago, along with the Scroll of Thoth, which can bring the dead back to life. When a young[…]

04 Feb
Sat / 2012

  1. 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[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. 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.  

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. LECTURES
    Lecture “Creative Collaborations: Gauguin in Pont Aven”

    Law Building

    Friday and Saturday Afternoon Lectures Creative Collaborations: Gauguin in Pont Aven Presented by Gloria Groom David and Mary Winton Green Curator, 19th-Century European Painting and Sculpture, the Art Institute of Chicago Lectures are open to the public[…]

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