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[…]

  8. 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[…]

  9. FILMS
    Love Meetings

    Law Building

    Pier Paolo Pasolini interviews hundreds of Italians diverse in occupation and social class about their opinions on concepts such as eroticism, love, homosexuality, divorce, and prostitution. Author Michel Foucault wrote of the film: “This is an[…]

13 Oct
Sun / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio “Dancing Skeletons & the Day of the Dead”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. This Sunday, look for signs in the main lobbies directing you to activities. In the Family Zone, spend time with the friendly family educators: sit on a pillow and read and[…]

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