03 Mar
Sat / 2012

  1. FUNDRAISING EVENTS
    Fundraising Event “The Fine Art of Shooting: A Sporting Clays Invitational”

    Off-site

    This fun event is a relaxed gathering that includes a day of competitive shooting, card playing for non-shooters, and shopping with vendors tailored to the sportsman. The day is complete with a fabulous buffet lunch[…]

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

    Beck Building

    MFAH Members Daytime Preview Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Ceramics: The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection Exclusive viewing of the exhibition before it opens to the public. For MFAH Members at all levels of[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Cinéchat with Elizabeth Avellán and Greg Carter

    The Glassell Studio School

    Presented in conjunction with the film screening of blacktino on Friday, March 2. Elizabeth Avellán and Greg Carter first met while studying filmmaking. They have both had prolific careers in the film industry, often included on lists of[…]

  4. EVENTS
    Members Tour: The Glassell Collections of African, Indonesian, and Pre-Columbian Gold

    Beck Building

    Houston philanthropist Alfred C. Glassell, Jr., had a passion for collecting, a fascination with gold art objects, and a desire to share them with the world. Like the cultures that fashioned these treasures, he valued[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    A close exploration of the porcelain splendors at Rienzi, this tour introduces visitors to the inspiring development of "white gold" in Europe during the 18th century. Discover the monarchs and vibrant commercial markets that fed[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Crowning Achievements

    Law Building

    On this 20-minute gallery talk, explore crowns—valued as symbols of power and for the precious materials from which they are made.

  7. 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.)  

  8. LECTURES
    Shartle Symposium “Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Ceramics”

    Law Building

    Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Ceramics: The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection. Welcome and Opening Remarks  |  Cindi Strauss, MFAH assistant director, programming; curator, modern and contemporary decorative arts and design; organizing curator of[…]

  9. 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.

  10. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Ramesses II

    Beck Building

    Join this this 20-minute gallery talk to see how the power of one of ancient Egypt's longest-ruling pharaohs—Ramesses the Great—is expressed through sculpture.

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