18 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. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Tea + Tour: Rienzi’s Romneys

    Rienzi

    Enjoy an afternoon tour of Visions of Fancy: George Romney, 18th-Century Paintings and Drawings, paired with a traditional English tea featuring various teas and an assortment of savory treats. Two Options for Tea + Tour 3 p.m.[…]

  3. FILMS
    Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

    Law Building

    The meticulously composed, large-scale images of photographer Gregory Crewdson are stunning, psychological narratives of small-town American life. Shot over a decade, this documentary follows the artist during the elaborate process of staging his shoots using[…]

19 Jan
Sat / 2013

  1. 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[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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,[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Exhibition Tour “Scandinavian Design”

    Law Building

    In the 1940s—30 years before the MFAH established a curatorial department for decorative arts—the museum outfitted a men’s smoking room with bentwood furniture that included chairs, tables, and a folding screen by the now-legendary Finnish[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. FILMS
    No Entry for Men

    Law Building

    "There’s something irresistible about this comic farce set in an all-girls high school that has never permitted a man to cross the threshold. Against her better judgment, sternly protective spinster principal Ms. Darabi is forced[…]

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