08 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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Book Club Walk-in Tour “An Artist of the Floating 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[…]

  3. FILMS
    Paul Goodman Changed My Life

    Law Building

    Thursday's screening introduced by director Jonathan Lee Sunday's screening Introduced by Tony Hoagland, poet and professor, University of Houston creative writing program Author of the legendary bestseller Growing Up Absurd, Paul Goodman (1911–1972) was also a bisexual poet, family man,[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. 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.

09 Mar
Fri / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Azalea Trail

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Rienzi

    Enjoy the beautiful gardens of the two MFAH house museums—Bayou Bend and Rienzi—as part of Houston’s annual Azalea Trail. Both houses are only open to Azalea Trail ticket holders during this weekend.  For tickets, contact River Oaks[…]

  2. 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.

  3. LECTURES
    Lecture “The Religion of Tutankhamun’s Boyhood: The World’s First Monotheistic Religion?”

    Law Building

    ► Presented by Kara Cooney, assistant professor of ancient Egyptian art and architecture;  core faculty, the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA; host of Discovery Channel series Out of Egypt ► A docent-led tour and a reception to meet the speaker follow the lecture. Open[…]

  4. EVENTS
    Members Preview Party "Elegance and Refinement: The Still-Life Paintings of Willem van Aelst"

    Beck Building

    MFAH Members Preview Party Elegance and Refinement: The Still-Life Paintings of Willem van Aelst ♦ Music ♦ Cash bar For MFAH Members at all levels of membership. Please present your membership card and photo ID[…]

  5. LECTURES
    Members Lecture “Ambitious Artistry: The Life and Still Life of Willem van Aelst”

    Law Building

    Speaker: Tanya Paul, the Ruth G. Hardman Curator of European Art, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma; cocurator of the exhibition This lecture for MFAH Members is presented in conjunction with the Members Preview Party for the exhibition Elegance[…]

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