10 Jan
Thu / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Images of Power, Prestige, and Propaganda”

    Beck Building

    A portrait is meant to capture the physical presence and appearance of its subject. Yet at the same time, innumerable choices are made by the sitter and the artist to enhance authority, to inspire supporters,[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    War in Art

    Law Building

    War seems to be an inevitable state of being for humanity.  In the nearly four millennia of recorded history there have been few in which a war was not waged somewhere on earth. While the[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Book Tours “In Country” WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY

    Law Building

    After reading the MFAH Book Tours selection for fall 2012—In Country by Bobbie Ann Mason—join this tour for a look at photographs in the exhibition WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath that relate to the novel. Copies of In[…]

  4. FILMS
    Alexandra

    Law Building

    In a desolate, sun-scorched corner of the world, an elderly woman has come to see her beloved grandson, a young officer stationed at a remote military outpost. With the enemy just beyond the compound, she[…]

11 Jan
Fri / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    War in Art

    Law Building

    War seems to be an inevitable state of being for humanity.  In the nearly four millennia of recorded history there have been few in which a war was not waged somewhere on earth. While the[…]

  2. FILMS
    Restless City

    Law Building

    In person: Director Andrew Dosunmu Andrew Dosunmu’s kinetic, gorgeously photographed debut feature tells the story of Djibril, an Africa immigrant surviving on the fringes of New York City, where music is his passion, life is[…]

  3. FILMS
    Restless City

    Law Building

    In person: Director Andrew Dosunmu Andrew Dosunmu’s kinetic, gorgeously photographed debut feature tells the story of Djibril, an Africa immigrant surviving on the fringes of New York City, where music is his passion, life is[…]

12 Jan
Sat / 2013

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Teacher Workshop “Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado”

    Law Building

    This event is sold out, but you may call 713.639.7590 to be placed on the waiting list for cancellations. Spend the day exploring portraits, mythological scenes, devotional paintings, and exquisite still lifes that reveal the[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour: Caravaggio’s Legacy SOLD OUT

    Beck Building

    SOLD OUT Few artists—past or present—leave behind a legacy as profound as Italian Baroque master painter Caravaggio. The museum houses works by his intimate followers, known as Caravaggisti, as well as by later generations of[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Images of Power, Prestige, and Propaganda”

    Beck Building

    A portrait is meant to capture the physical presence and appearance of its subject. Yet at the same time, innumerable choices are made by the sitter and the artist to enhance authority, to inspire supporters,[…]

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