29 Mar
Thu / 2012

  1. FUNDRAISING EVENTS
    Bayou Bend Cocktail Party

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    An annual evening of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and music under a beautiful tent in the Diana Garden of Bayou Bend. This year's chairs are Kelly and Will Garwood. Individual tickets: $100. Proceeds support the operating budget of Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. For[…]

30 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. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Opening Reception “Fact, Fiction, and Interpretation: Recent Work from Glassell Studio School Photographers”

    The Glassell Studio School

    Celebrate the opening of the exhibition Fact, Fiction, and Interpretation: Recent Work from Glassell Studio School Photographers (on view March 26–April 26). This event is held in conjunction with Houston's FotoFest 2012 Biennial (March 16–April 29).

  4. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Opening Reception “Works from the Glassell Studio School Photography Department”

    The Glassell Studio School, Off-site

    Celebrate the opening of the exhibition Works from the Glassell Studio School Photography Department (on view March 26–April 16). The reception takes place at Tradition Bank, 5020 Montrose Boulevard (across the street from the Glassell Studio School and[…]

  5. LECTURES
    Conservation Symposium Opening “Analyze This: Looking at Art through the Prism of Science”

    Law Building

    Friday's program introduces the Conservation Symposium “Analyze This: Looking at Art through the Prism of Science,” which takes place on Saturday, March 31, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 30 Welcome • Wynne H. Phelan, director of conservation, MFAH Opening Address "The Making of[…]

  6. FILMS
    Hope

    Law Building

    Güney stars as Cabbar, an impoverished cart driver in Adana who dreams ceaselessly and fruitlessly of a better life for his family. Rejecting the invitation to join some of his fellow workers as they begin[…]

31 Mar
Sat / 2012

  1. 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[…]

  2. 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.

  3. 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.)  

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