18 Apr
Thu / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Jewelry Trunk Show: Designer Mindy Lam

    MFA Shop

    Meet jewelry designer Mindy Lam at The MFAH Shop during Florescence "Illusions." Lam's sensitivity to nature, and her floral inspiration, come from growing up in China—a land of roses, peonies, orchids, and camellias. A native of[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Medium Is the Message”

    Beck Building

    How important is an artist’s choice of materials? During this 45-minute Gallery Talk, discover works of art in which the medium shapes the meaning. ► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from that day's[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk at Rienzi “La Fée aux fleurs”

    Rienzi

    Jane Gillies, objects and sculpture conservator at the MFAH, discusses La Fée aux fleurs, a turn-of-the-20th-century work by Mathurin Moreau. This cast-iron sculpture of a winged nymph and cherub was returned to Rienzi’s gardens in the[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The al-Sabah Collection

    Law Building

    More than 60 masterworks from one of the greatest collections of Islamic art in the world are on view in the exhibition Arts of Islamic Lands: Selections from The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait. Learn about Mughal jewelry,[…]

  5. PERFORMANCES
    Artful Thursdays “Monochrome in Black, White & Gray”

    Law Building

    CORE Performance Company and artistic director Sue Schroeder present Monochrome in Black, White & Gray, a new dance inspired by the exhibition Picasso Black and White. Pablo Picasso was no stranger to dance. Even in his earliest works,[…]

  6. LECTURES
    Salon at Sunset “An Earthly Paradise of Or-mulu”

    Rienzi

    Rienzi opens its doors at sunset! Treat yourself to an engaging short lecture, an open house tour of the collection, and social time over wine and bites. "An Earthly Paradise of Or-mulu": Romantic Poetry and the[…]

19 Apr
Fri / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Medium Is the Message”

    Beck Building

    How important is an artist’s choice of materials? During this 45-minute Gallery Talk, discover works of art in which the medium shapes the meaning. ► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from that day's[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Lecture “Guernica: Picasso and the Politics of Modern Art”

    Law Building

    Speaker: Sandra Zalman, assistant professor of art history, University of Houston Made over the course of a few months in 1937, Picasso's Guernica has become one of the most enduring political statements in the history[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. FILMS
    Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel

    Law Building

    Friday, April 19 (prior to the 7 p.m. screening) Enjoy a conversation exploring the 50-year reign of the “Empress of Fashion.” Gary Tinterow, MFAH director, talks with special guests Peter Speliopoulos, vice president for design at[…]

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