20 Apr
Fri / 2012

  1. 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[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Patron-Plus Members Preview Party “Modern and Contemporary Masterworks from Malba - Fundación Costantini”

    Beck Building

    Preview Party for Patron-Plus MFAH Members  Open bar, light refreshments, music, and viewing of Modern and Contemporary Masterworks from Malba - Fundación Costantini before the exhibition opens to the public. For Patron, Supporting, Sponsor, and Benefactor Members and Leadership Circle Donors. Please present[…]

  3. FILMS
    Jiro Dreams of Sushi

    Law Building

    Eighty-five-year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world’s greatest sushi chef, is the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant inauspiciously located in a Tokyo subway station. Despite its humble appearance, Sukiyabashi Jiro[…]

  4. FILMS
    Jiro Dreams of Sushi

    Law Building

    Eighty-five-year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world’s greatest sushi chef, is the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant inauspiciously located in a Tokyo subway station. Despite its humble appearance, Sukiyabashi Jiro[…]

21 Apr
Sat / 2012

  1. EVENTS
    Members Daytime Preview “Modern and Contemporary Masterworks from Malba - Fundación Costantini”

    Beck Building

    Preview for MFAH Members Viewing of Modern and Contemporary Masterworks from Malba - Fundación Costantini before the exhibition opens to the public. For all levels of membership. Please present your MFAH membership card and photo ID for admission. Not an MFAH Member? Click here and join[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Art + Studio Family Workshop “Amazing Abstractions”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    The workshop series Art + Studio offers families an in-depth and engaging looking experience in the galleries, followed by a chance to create their own work of art in the studio. These workshops are led[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Members Tour: The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection

    Beck Building

    Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio are New York-based scholars and gallerists who assembled one of the most important collections of modern and contemporary ceramics in the world. On this Members Tour, explore highlights of[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Renaissance Portraits

    Beck Building

    Explore the types and function of portraiture during the Renaissance on this 20-minute gallery talk.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: History of the Vessel

    Beck Building

    The MFAH has vessels on view in disparate corners of the museum. Whether for ritual, decorative, or functional purposes, the creation of pottery connects diverse cultures, geographic locations, and time periods. Take a closer look at the distinctive art tradition of the vessel[…]

  6. 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[…]

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