11 May
Sat / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “A Taste for Splendor”

    Beck Building

    Patrons of the arts—past and present—have commissioned and acquired works of art to reveal status, to demonstrate power, and to enjoy artistic splendor. Peek into and discuss the private and public lives of others on[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Realism & Abstraction

    Beck Building

    No matter the medium, Realism can include abstract elements, and Abstraction can include realistic elements. Join this 45-minute tour to see how Realism and Abstraction coexist in art at the MFAH.

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Mother’s Day Weekend at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bring the special women in your life for an afternoon of nature, beauty, and art at beautiful Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. Enjoy light refreshments, and hear music by harpist Jackie Carpenter. Beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, mothers and grandmothers[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Picasso’s Legacy”

    Beck Building

    Pablo Picasso is one of the most famous artists in history. Learn about Picasso’s mastery of painting, influence on his contemporaries, and enduring legacy to art of today. ► Admission is free when you purchase[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the MFAH

    Law Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works of art in the MFAH collections.

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Cultural Intersections

    Law Building

    What happens when two cultures meet? Diplomacy, trade, war, peace—and cultural exchange! Like explorers from a past era, discover a variety of works at the MFAH that reveal artistic transmission. Join the discussion on this[…]

  8. LECTURES
    Cyrus the Great: “Friend of God” & Paradise Builder

    Law Building

    Speaker: Jennifer Rose Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: A New Beginning Cyrus II was the founder of the ancient world’s largest empire. This lively, illustrated talk explores the[…]

  9. FILMS
    A World Not Ours

    Law Building

    Film Festival ticket prices apply! General admission $10. MFAH members, students with ID, and seniors receive a $2 discount. Imbued with nostalgia and striking a wide range of emotional notes, Mahdi Fleifel travels to the Lebanese[…]

12 May
Sun / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Realism & Abstraction”

    Beck Building

    No matter the medium, Realism can include abstract elements and Abstraction can include realistic elements. Join this 45-minute tour to see how Realism and Abstraction coexist in art at the MFAH.

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