16 Mar
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  1. LECTURES
    Symposium “The Art of Jacques Callot”

    Beck Building

    Jacques Callot was an extraordinarily productive artist, creating more than 1,400 prints and 2,000 drawings in his short lifetime (1592–1635). An international printmaker, he lived and worked in both Florence and Lorraine. Fascinated by both[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Spring House and Gardens Days

    Rienzi, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    The MFAH house museums—Bayou Bend and Rienzi—kick off spring with a two-day gardening extravaganza. Spring House and Gardens Days showcase the flora and fauna that populate the celebrated gardens of both MFAH estates. The dual-property event features[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Ancient Abstraction”

    Beck Building

    Since long before Pablo Picasso and Early Modern Abstraction, artists throughout history have devised and used abstract motifs, patterns, and symbols. Join this tour to look at and discuss examples in the MFAH collections that[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Caravaggio’s Legacy

    Beck Building

    Few artists—past or present—leave behind a legacy as profound as Italian Baroque master painter, Caravaggio. The museum houses works by Caravaggisti, his intimate followers, as well as later generations of artists who embrace some of[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Inspired by the Past”

    Beck Building

    How have artists drawn inspiration from the past? During this 45-minute Gallery Talk, delve into visual and philosophical connections between earlier and later generations of artists. ► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from[…]

  6. FILMS
    The Mystery of Picasso

    Law Building

    Enter the theater at any time: The 75-minute film screens twice, back-to-back. Attendance is free with general museum admission. MFAH Members always receive free general admission. ► For tickets to the exhibition "Picasso Black and White," click here. ► To order[…]

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Hands-on Workshop “Picasso’s Studio”

    Beck Building

    Pablo Picasso is recognized not only as the most important artist of the 20th century, but also as one of the most significant artists in recorded history. The exhibition Picasso Black and White reveals the artist as[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight on Abstract Art

    Law Building

    During the mid-20th century, American artists including Robert Motherwell, Jackson Pollock, and Mark Rothko created art that forever changed the art world. Join this Gallery Talk to explore the impact they had on the art scene,[…]

  9. PERFORMANCES
    Da Camera Pop-Up Concert “Picasso & Stravinsky”

    Beck Building

    Pablo Picasso and Igor Stravinsky enjoyed a rich friendship that resulted in the creation of several visual and musical works, ranging from sketches to full-scale ballets. This program explores the music from the time of their[…]

  10. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Princes and Paupers: The Art of Jacques Callot

    Beck Building

    This tour of the exhibition Princes and Paupers: The Art of Jacques Callot provides an in-depth look at etchings by Jacques Callot, who revolutionized etching during the 17th century by focuses on two poles of[…]

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