28 Sep
Sat / 2013

  1. EVENTS
    Members Daytime Preview “Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna, 1897–1907”

    Beck Building

    MFAH Members are invited to see Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna, 1897–1907 before the exhibition opens to the public. Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. For all levels of MFAH Membership. Questions? Call 713.639.7550.[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour: Important Women in MFAH History

    Beck Building

    The MFAH has a long history of dedicated and generous female patrons. On this tour, learn about these women, their private collections, and their relationship with the Museum—as you sample some of the amazing artworks[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Portraits from the MFAH Collections

    Beck Building

    Artists portray their subjects in many ways, sometimes realistically, but often taking artistic liberties. On this 45-minute tour, learn more about the artist’s choices and intentions for some portraits in the galleries.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Self, Model, and Self as Other

    Beck Building

    Explore photographs that reveal different innovative approaches to the genre of the self-portrait. Join this tour to see work by artists such as Cindy Sherman and Robert Mapplethorpe, who are showcased in Self, Model, and[…]

  5. FILMS
    La Camioneta

    Law Building

    Every day, dozens of yellow American school buses leave the United States on a southward migration to Guatemala, where they are resurrected as the brightly colored camionetas that take Guatemalans to work each day. Since[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Pattern and Design through the History of Art

    Law Building

    From ancient caves to contemporary art, patterns and designs have always been a part of artistic expression. On this 45-minute tour, visit works of art in the galleries that stretch across time and continents, and[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Favorite Highlights

    Law Building

    Visit some of the best-known and best-loved works in the MFAH collections on this 45-minute tour.

  8. LECTURES
    A Photographer’s “Why?” or “Why Not?”

    Law Building

    Presented by photographer George Krause The exhibition Self, Model, and Self as Other provides an opportunity to reflect upon questions of artistic intent. Photographer George Krause, represented in the exhibition, is familiar with many of[…]

  9. FILMS
    The Gospel According to Matthew

    Law Building

    Introduced by Alessandro Carrera, director of Italian Studies at the University of Houston The Pier Paolo Pasolini retrospective opens with one of Pasolini's most acclaimed early films, a religious tale that finds the spiritual and[…]

29 Sep
Sun / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Portraits from the MFAH Collections

    Beck Building

    Artists portray their subjects in many ways, sometimes realistically, but often taking artistic liberties. On this 45-minute tour, learn more about the artist’s choices and intentions for some portraits in the galleries.

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