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
    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[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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.

  5. 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[…]

  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
    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[…]

  9. FILMS
    Land of Milk and Honey

    Law Building

    Just after May 1968, Pierre Étaix discovers the French on holiday. He captures live scenes that he edits, producing a documentary with a burlesque construction.

  10. FILMS
    Le Grand Amour

    Law Building

    Pierre is married to Florence. Everything is fine in their relationship and at work. Manager of his father-in-law’s factory Pierre spends his days signing checks and his evenings watching TV. The years pass, monotonously, until[…]

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