11 Apr
Fri / 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 “Greek or Roman?” Spotlight Tour

    Beck Building

    Antiquities and myths meet on this 20-minute spotlight tour, which travels back to a time when depictions of mythological gods and goddesses inspired the masses in the ancient world. ► Admission is free when you[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Braque among the Wild Beasts

    Law Building

    Presented by Helga Aurisch, curator of European art. Together with Henri Matisse, André Derain, Albert Marquet, and Maurice de Vlaminck, Georges Braque was one of the “Wild Beasts” who lit up the Paris art scene[…]

  4. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Adding a Beat: Hirsch Library Project

    Law Building

    This individual site-specific performance, conceived by Core Program critic Hanna Yoo, invites eight Houston-based artists to intervene in the Museum's Hirsch Library in conjunction with the the 2014 Core Exhibition. Admission is free. The April[…]

  5. FILMS
    The Butterfly's Dream

    Law Building

    The opening night selection is the highly acclaimed period film about love, life, and art and was Turkey’s candidate for the 2013 Best Foreign Language Academy Award. This lyrical drama centers on the lives of[…]

12 Apr
Sat / 2014

  1. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Exploring Sunlight and Shadow in Paint”

    Beck Building

    Since the Renaissance, artists have sought to capture the play of light and shadow in paint. In the early 20th century, American master John Singer Sargent explored the substance of light itself in his dazzling watercolors.[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Architecture

    Beck Building

    Walk through the Museum galleries with an eye to architecture. During this 45-minute tour, explore the 75-year legacy of brilliant and functional designs by architects William Ward Watkin, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Isamu Noguchi, and[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Braque: From Fauvist to Cubist

    Law Building

    Georges Braque is known for co-pioneering Cubism with Pablo Picasso. On this 45-minute tour, explore Georges Braque: A Retrospective, an exhibition of more than 70 paintings and collages by this influential and innovative 20th-century artist.[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art + Studio Adult Workshop “Inspired by Sargent”

    Cullen Sculpture Garden, Beck Building

    American artist John Singer Sargent lived most of his life in Europe. During his travels around Europe, the Middle East, and even America, he captured many scenes and subjects, themes and textures, with quick pencil[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Our Secret Garden

    Law Building

    Join this leisurely, 45-minute stroll through the Museum’s Cullen Sculpture Garden, which showcases 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century masterworks by artists including Louise Bourgeois; Henri Matisse; Auguste Rodin; and Joseph Havel, director of the Glassell School of Art and[…]

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