11 Oct
Fri / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “American Adversaries: West and Copley in a Transatlantic World”

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute tour of American Adversaries: West and Copley in a Transatlantic World, see the exhibition which charts the rise and spectacular success of contemporary history painting in the 18th century through the lives[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Design at the Turn of the Century: Koloman Moser and His Circle, 1890–1910

    Law Building

    Presented by Cindi Strauss, curator of decorative arts and design, MFAH Vienna at the turn of the 20th century was an incubator for progressive design. As one of the leaders of the design revolution, Koloman[…]

  3. FILMS
    Accattone

    Law Building

    Hailed as a classic of Italian Neorealism, Accattone is Pier Paolo Pasolini’s first film. Vittorio "Accattone" Cataldi (Franco Citti) is a young man in the Italian suburbs, eager to live without responsibilities or a regular[…]

12 Oct
Sat / 2013

  1. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Friends and Foes: West and Copley in London”

    Beck Building

    In conjunction with the exhibition American Adversaries: West and Copley in a Transatlantic World, this tour focuses on the relationship between Benjamin West and John Singleton Copley, 18th-century American artists who left the colonies to[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Aesthetic Attention in Designing Everyday Objects

    Law Building

    Form meets function: On this 45-minute tour, explore how everyday utilitarian objects in the MFAH collections—from various parts of the world and across time periods—provided rich and interesting design and decoration to the households where[…]

  3. FILMS
    Herb & Dorothy 50 x 50

    Law Building

    Megumi Sasaki’s 2008 documentary Herb & Dorothy was a hit with audiences at the MFAH and many other museums. The filmmaker updates their story in this new film. Herb and Dorothy Vogel, a retired postal clerk[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna, 1897–1907

    Beck Building

    Instrumental in the modern-design revolution that swept Vienna at the turn of the 20th century, Koloman Moser (1868–1918) worked across varied types of media, in both two and three dimensions. Join this 45-minute tour of[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Important Women in MFAH History

    Beck Building

    The MFAH has a long history of dedicated and generous female patrons. On this 45-minute tour, learn about these women, their private collections, and their relationships with the Museum—as you enjoy some of the amazing[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Favorite Highlights

    Law Building

    Visit some of the best-known and best-loved works in the MFAH collections on this 45-minute tour.

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    A close exploration of the porcelain splendors at Rienzi, this tour introduces visitors to the inspiring development of "white gold" in Europe during the 18th century. Discover the monarchs and vibrant commercial markets that fed[…]

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