17 Oct
Thu / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Favorite Highlights”

    Law Building

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

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi Gallery Talk

    Rienzi

    On the third Thursday of each month, Rienzi highlights a great work of art in the Rienzi Collection. Gallery Talks are given by curators, conservators, educators, and librarians. Christine Gervais, associate curator for Rienzi, discusses[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Obras de Pablo Picasso en las Galerias del MFAH / Works by Pablo Picasso in the MFAH Collection

    Beck Building

    Esta gira se presenta en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. Acompañenos en una charla en las galerias del MFAH, acerca de la vida del artista, su arte, sus inspiraciones, sus pasiones, sus[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “Marigolds & Skulls”

    Law Building

    Speaker: photographer Geoff Winningham, the Lynette S. Audrey Chair in the Humanities and professor of visual and dramatic arts, Rice University. Presented in conjunction with Calaveras Mexicanas: The Art and Influence of José Guadalupe Posada. José Guadalupe Posada (1852–1913),[…]

18 Oct
Fri / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Student Open House: Museum Research Resources

    Law Building

    In this open house for graduate and PhD students, explore how the Museum's resources can help with your research this semester. Tour the spaces, including the Hirsch Library and Works on Paper Study Center. Browse[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Klimt – Schiele – Moser

    Law Building

    Presented by Helga Aurisch, curator of European art, MFAH Explore the interaction of these three radically different artistic temperaments, united under the mantle of the Viennese Secession, as they forged a thoroughly modern, uniquely Viennese,[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. FILMS
    Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom

    Law Building

    Introduced by professor Alessandro Carrera, director of Italian Studies, University of Houston The screening is followed by a panel discussion about the seizure of the print of "Salò" from Houston's River Oaks Theatre in 1982. Participants[…]

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