22 Jun
Fri / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Highlights of the MFAH

    Law Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works of art in the MFAH collections on this 45-minute gallery talk.  

  2. LECTURES
    Lecture “Rembrandt”

    Law Building

    A lecture about Old Master Rembrandt van Rijn, whose work is on view in two exhibitions: Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London and Drawings by Rembrandt, His Students, and Circle from[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Patron-Plus Members Preview Party & Lecture “Duncan Phyfe: Master Cabinetmaker in New York”

    Beck Building

    Preview Party for Patron-Plus MFAH Members See the exhibition Duncan Phyfe: Master Cabinetmaker in New York before it opens to the public. For Patron, Supporting, Sponsor, and Benefactor levels and Leadership Circle donors. Please present your membership card and photo ID[…]

  4. FILMS
    Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

    Law Building

    Winner of the Grand Prix at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival The new film from leading Turkish filmmaker Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Distant; Climates) follows a group of men—including a police commissioner, a prosecutor, a doctor,[…]

23 Jun
Sat / 2012

  1. EVENTS
    Members Daytime Preview “Duncan Phyfe: Master Cabinetmaker in New York”

    Beck Building

    MFAH Members Daytime Preview Exclusive viewing of the exhibition Duncan Phyfe: Master Cabinetmaker in New York before it opens to the public. For all levels of membership. Please present your membership card and photo ID for[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Looking Back at the Old Masters”

    Beck Building

    Who are the “Old Masters,” and what made them masterful? Explore a selection of 16th- to 18th-century paintings. Some are on view in exhibitions such as Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London, and others[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo

    Beck Building

    Join this 20-minute gallery talk to explore paintings by renowned 20th-century Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera in the exhibition Modern and Contemporary Masterworks from Malba - Fundación Costantini.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Portraiture in the Grand Manner”

    Beck Building

    Often painted in full length and life size, Grand Manner portraits lent a dignified status to their sitters. Through paintings by the masters of the style—Thomas Gainsborough, Sir Joshua Reynolds, and their contemporaries—find out how[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Book Tour “An Artist of the Floating World”

    Law Building

    If you have read An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro, you are invited to a guided tour featuring the exhibition Unrivalled Splendor: The Kimiko and John Powers Collection of Japanese Art, as well[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: All that Glitters

    Law Building

    Despite the old maxim, much of what glitters at the MFAH is, indeed, gold. Join this 45-minute gallery talk and explore the use of this precious material across cultures.

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