15 May
Wed / 2013

  1. 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[…]

16 May
Thu / 2013

  1. 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.

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Twilight Tour

    Rienzi

    Relax and see the Rienzi estate and beautiful gardens at twilight. Docents are stationed throughout the house to greet guests and to interpret the collection. Enjoy light hors d'oeuvres, wine, and live music. Admission is $12 for[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Artful Thursdays “Cuneiform in Context”

    Law Building

    Speaker: Sarah Kielt Costello, University of Houston Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: A New Beginning The MFAH is one of five venues to host the U.S. tour of[…]

17 May
Fri / 2013

  1. 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[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Variations on a Theme: Pablo Picasso and Revisiting Old & Modern Masters

    Law Building

    Speaker: Anna Tahinci Instructor of art history, Glassell School of Art; affiliate professor of art history, University of Houston Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Picasso Black and White Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) drew on paintings of[…]

  3. FILMS
    As Long As You're Healthy

    Law Building

    Pierre is a serious-minded young man with a lot of good will, but he doesn’t feel comfortable in the 20th century. Étaix’s third feature is comprised of sketches and is centered on a protagonist who[…]

  4. FILMS
    Yoyo

    Law Building

    This brilliant film follows the travels of a ruined millionaire (Pierre Étaix) and a horsewoman (Luce Klein) whose son becomes a clown. Claudine Auger also stars.

18 May
Sat / 2013

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    AAMD Art Museum Day

    Cullen Sculpture Garden, Law Building, Beck Building

    Enjoy free general admission today, in celebration of the Association of Art Museum Directors' Art Museum Day. Art Museum Day emphasizes the essential role that art museums play in their communities, highlights the value of the[…]

  2. 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[…]

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