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. 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[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. FILMS
    Come Back, Africa

    Law Building

    Lionel Rogosin’s Come Back, Africa is a historical wonder and an honest glimpse into the harsh reality of life under the now-abolished South African apartheid government. (Rogosin's On the Bowery screened at the MFAH last year.)  After witnessing[…]

10 Mar
Sat / 2012

  1. EVENTS
    Members Daytime Preview “Elegance and Refinement: The Still-Life Paintings of Willem van Aelst”

    Beck Building

    MFAH Members Daytime Preview Elegance and Refinement: The Still-Life Paintings of Willem van Aelst Exclusive viewing of the exhibition before it opens to the public. For MFAH Members at all levels of membership. Please present[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. 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[…]

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