01 Mar
Thu / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Elegant Perfection: Masterpieces of Courtly and Religious Japanese Art”

    Law Building

    Explore the museum's new Arts of Japan Gallery on this 45-minute gallery talk, which covers major themes and traditions in Japanese art. Presented in conjunction with Elegant Perfection: Masterpieces of Courtly and Religious Japanese Art.

  2. LECTURES
    The 30th Annual Houston Antiques Dealers Association Lecture “Through the Looking Glass: Framed Elegance in Britain, 1660–1820”

    Law Building

    Presented by Tessa Murdoch, acting keeper, department of sculpture, metalwork, ceramics, and glass, Victoria and Albert Museum, London The introduction of the looking glass as a central decorative feature of domestic interior spaces in the mid-17th[…]

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    First Thursday Sketching

    Beck Building

    On the first Thursday of every month, sketch works of art in the museum galleries during this free, informal program. An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to get you[…]

  4. LECTURES
    The 30th Annual Houston Antiques Dealers Association Lecture “Through the Looking Glass: Framed Elegance in Britain, 1660–1820”

    Law Building

    Presented by Tessa Murdoch, acting keeper, department of sculpture, metalwork, ceramics, and glass, Victoria and Albert Museum, London The introduction of the looking glass as a central decorative feature of domestic interior spaces in the mid-17th[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski”

    Law Building

    Jules Olitski (1922–2007), one of America's last classic modern painters, created brilliant color harmonies and chromatic shifts in his paintings. Explore a survey of his work on this 45-minute gallery talk in conjunction with the exhibition Revelation: Major Paintings by[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Chinese Scrolls

    Law Building

    Immerse yourself in the serene landscapes of Chinese scrolls on this 20-minute gallery talk.

02 Mar
Fri / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Cultural Intersections

    Law Building

    Trade, war, diplomacy: What happens to artistic traditions when two cultures meet? Join this 45-minute gallery talk and see examples of cultural intersections in art.

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Friday Night Samplings with King Tut

    Law Building

    Experience the exhibition Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs on Friday nights in March, with an added twist! View the spectacular treasures and enjoy a light reception with intriguing bites and beverages. "Friday Night Samplings with[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Members Preview Party “Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Ceramics: The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection”

    Beck Building

    MFAH Members Preview Party Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Ceramics: The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection ♦ Music ♦ Cash bar For MFAH Members at all levels of membership. Please present your membership card and[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Prize Ceremony “Citywide African American Artists Exhibition”

    Off-site

    Prize Ceremony Citywide African American Artists Exhibition Sponsored by the MFAH through Five-A (the African American Art Advisory Association at the MFAH), the annual Citywide exhibitions offer artists the opportunity to show their work to[…]

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