11 Mar
Tue / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “After Impressionism”

    Beck Building

    After the Impressionists’ radical break with the classical realistic style of painting, which was the norm until their arrival, artists continued to redefine what art is or might be. On this 45-minute tour, discover how[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture

    Law Building

    Brock Jobe, professor of American decorative arts at Winterthur Museum, takes a look at the rich history of furniture in Massachusetts. Using examples from the collections of Bayou Bend, Winterthur, and others, Jobe reveals a[…]

12 Mar
Wed / 2014

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Massachusetts Furniture Workshop

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Brock Jobe, Winterthur professor of decorative arts, examines Massachusetts furniture at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. Workshop participants are guided through a look at several of the finest pieces of Massachusetts furniture, focusing on chairs.[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Unique Highlights”

    Beck Building

    Join up with this 45-minute tour for an insider's look at works of art that are unique to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. ► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from the daily[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “The Sugar Barons”

    Rienzi

    Look to the MFAH for good books and great conversations! The two MFAH house museums host a discussion series about books on life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at[…]

  4. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “The Sugar Barons”

    Rienzi

    Look to the MFAH for good books and great conversations! The two MFAH house museums host a discussion series about books on life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at[…]

13 Mar
Thu / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Unique Highlights

    Beck Building

    Join up with this 45-minute tour for an insider's look at works of art that are unique to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Feminine Mystique”

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute tour, explore works by female artists who often challenged stereotypes and societal limitations, as well as works featuring female subjects, from the sacred to the profane.

  3. FILMS
    Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did for Love

    Law Building

    This biography of composer Marvin Hamlisch (1944–2012) is a must for lovers of musicals. A prodigy accepted to Juilliard at age six, Hamlisch defied classical expectations, redirecting his talents to musical theatre and pop music.[…]

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