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. FILMS
    A Love During the War

    Law Building

    Introduced by guest curator Mahen Bonetti This documentary explores the consequences of using rape as a weapon of war from the perspective of women in Africa, where this tragedy is witnessed repeatedly. Journalist Aziza and[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Book Tours “In Country” MFAH Collections

    Law Building

    After reading the MFAH Book Tours selection for fall 2012—In Country by Bobbie Ann Mason—join this tour for a cross-cultural look at works of art in the MFAH collections that relate to war and other prominent themes in the novel. Copies[…]

  5. 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,[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Exhibition Tour “Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit”

    Beck Building

    American artist Henry Ossawa Tanner was one of the most distinguished painters of Christian themes at the turn of the 20th century. The son of a former slave, Tanner trained in Philadelphia with the great[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    “Visions of Fancy” Exhibition Tour

    Rienzi

    Discover the works of George Romney, one of the leading artists of late-18th-century England, on a docent-led exhibition tour of Visions of Fancy: George Romney, 18th-Century Paintings and Drawings. Rienzi, the MFAH house museum for European[…]

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