26 Jan
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  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Half-Price Entry Today Only!

    Law Building

    In celebration of Museum Experience Day, you're invited to enjoy half-price tickets to the groundbreaking exhibition WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath. For only $9 for adults and $7.50 for senior adults (65+),[…]

  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,[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Book Tours “An Artist’s Odyssey”

    Law Building

    After reading the MFAH Book Tours selection for winter 2013—An Artist’s Odyssey by Denise Green—join this tour for a look at and discussion about abstraction, totems, and texts in art from ancient to modern times.[…]

  5. FILMS
    The Iran Job

    Law Building

    The Iran Job follows American basketball player Kevin Sheppard as he accepts a job to play in Iran. With tensions running high between Iran and the West, Kevin tries to separate sports from politics only[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. LECTURES
    In Dialogue: Artist Kalup Linzy

    The Glassell Studio School

    Speaker: Kalup Linzy, participating artist in the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) exhibition Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art. Kalup Linzy is an American video and performance artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Linzy's best-known[…]

  8. 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[…]

  9. LECTURES
    Treasures of Islamic Art from The al-Sabah Collection

    Law Building

    Presented by Professor Giovanni Curatola, organizing curator of the inaugural exhibition of works from The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait, consultant to the DAI (Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah), and professor of Islamic Archaeology and Art History, University of[…]

  10. LECTURES
    MFAH Director Gary Tinterow in Conversation with Artists Neo Rauch and Rosa Loy

    The Glassell Studio School

    Gary Tinterow, director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, moderates an informal conversation with German artists Neo Rauch and Rosa Loy. Leading figures of the Leipzig School, which came to international prominence in the[…]

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