16 Jan
Thu / 2014

  1. LECTURES
    Rethinking the American Rose Garden

    Law Building

    Speaker: Peter E. Kukielski, former Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden Curator at the New York Botanical Garden. Think you can't grow roses in Houston’s hot, humid summers without gallons of pesticides? Peter E. Kukielski, one of[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Favorite Highlights

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute tour features some of the best-known and best-loved works in the MFAH collections. Each tour is a unique experience as the docent selects different works of art for each gallery talk.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Antonio Berni: Poetic Radical”

    Beck Building

    In this tour of the exhibition Antonio Berni: Juanito and Ramona, learn about Juanito and Ramona—two characters created by Antonio Berni in the middle of the previous century—who live on to tell his and Argentina’s[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Impresionismo y Posimpresionismo

    Beck Building

    Esta charla se presenta en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. For a similar tour in English, see “After the Impressionists” and Lunch + Look “After the Impressionists.” Acompañenos en esta charla de 45[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Antonio Berni: Poetic Radical

    Beck Building

    In this tour of the exhibition Antonio Berni: Juanito and Ramona, learn about Juanito and Ramona—two characters created by Antonio Berni in the middle of the previous century—who live on to tell his and Argentina’s[…]

  6. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “A Transformative Partnership: Horses and Humans”

    Law Building

    Presented by Carolyn Willekes, PhD, University of Calgary, in partnership with Archaeological Institute of America, Houston Society. The partnership between humans and horses goes back much further than previously thought. Domestication of the horse radically[…]

17 Jan
Fri / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Favorite Highlights

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute tour features some of the best-known and best-loved works in the MFAH collections. Each tour is a unique experience as the docent selects different works of art for each gallery talk.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Tea + Tour: Rienzi’s European Treasures

    Rienzi

    Spend a lovely afternoon at Rienzi. Enjoy a tour of the mansion followed by a traditional English tea, with an assortment of sweet and savory treats. The tour highlights the European treasures that comprise the[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “After the Impressionists”

    Beck Building

    Post-Impressionist artists extended Impressionism while rejecting its limitations. On this tour of the MFAH art collections, discover how artists such as Paul Cézanne and Vincent van Gogh influenced the direction of art at the end[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Colonial Cousins: How Benjamin West and John Singleton Copley Took London by Storm

    Law Building

    Presented by Emily Ballew Neff, PhD, Wylodean and Bill Saxon Director and chief curator, The Fred Jones, Jr. Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, and organizing curator of the exhibition American Adversaries: West and Copley[…]

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