19 Apr
Sat / 2014

  1. 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[…]

  2. 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.[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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.[…]

  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[…]

  6. 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.

  7. FILMS
    The Attack

    Law Building

    Introduced by Carroll Parrott Blue* Post-screening Skype Q&A with Ziad Doueiri** This morally complex thriller set in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict follows an Arab surgeon (Ali Suliman) who has a promising career in Tel[…]

  8. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    2014 Core Exhibition Screening “Glimmers and Limbo”

    The Glassell Studio School

    Join Core Program fellows Anahita Ghazvinizadeh, Madsen Minax, and Julia Brown for a screening of their work in conjunction with the 2014 Core Exhibition. Admission is free. About the 2014 Core Exhibition The 2014 Core[…]

20 Apr
Sun / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Celebrating Cubism: The Art of Georges Braque”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Join the party and celebrate the life of Georges Braque, a French painter who, along with Pablo Picasso, developed the art style known as Cubism. Discover how Braque didn’t want to paint objects from just[…]

  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[…]

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