26 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. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. 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.

  6. LECTURES
    Koloman Moser and Vienna’s Fin-de-siècle Architecture

    Law Building

    Presented by Dietmar Froehlich, associate professor, University of Houston, and Celeste Williams, AIA At the turn of the 20th century, Vienna was the cultural epicenter of Central Europe. As capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Vienna[…]

  7. LECTURES
    Annual Naomi Turner True Lecture: Shahzia Sikander

    The Glassell Studio School

    Shahzia Sikander, an internationally recognized Pakistani-American artist, received a BFA in 1991 from the National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan, and an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1995. She was a Core[…]

  8. FILMS
    Mamma Roma

    Law Building

    Mamma Roma tells the story of a middle-aged Roman prostitute (Anna Magnani), eager to leave her lifestyle behind after her pimp marries a country girl. As Mamma Roma is released from prostitution, she reunites with[…]

27 Oct
Sun / 2013

  1. FILMS
    Short Films 2

    Law Building

    NOTES FOR AN AFRICAN ORESTEIA / APPUNTI PER UN’ORESTIADE AFRICANA (1970, 73 min., in Italian with English subtitles) Although the African Oresteia film itself was never created, this footage was gleaned from searches for locations[…]

  2. 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[…]

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