26 Apr
Sat / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Junior School: Annual Outdoor Sketching Competition

    Cullen Sculpture Garden

    Each spring, the Glassell Junior School awards scholarships through an outdoor sketching competition. To participate, students must be 10–12 years of age on September 1, 2014. All supplies are furnished upon arrival. Participants sketch the[…]

  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. LECTURES
    Core Program Lecture: Paul Pfeiffer

    The Glassell Studio School

    This Core Program lecture is free and open to the public. No RSVP required. In this lecture, artist Paul Pfeiffer traces a line of aesthetic and critical inquiry in his work from a series of[…]

  7. 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.

  8. LECTURES
    Georges Braque: The Rule That Corrects the Emotion

    Law Building

    Presented by Karen Wilkin, independent curator and critic. “I like the rule that corrects the emotion" is one of Georges Braque's most celebrated aphorisms—yet he is also one of the most intuitive and unpredictable of[…]

  9. FILMS
    The Square

    Law Building

    Filmmaker Jehane Noujaim (Control Room) and her crew spent 20 months shooting in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, starting with the 2011 uprising against former president Hosni Mubarak, whose overthrow resulted in the inauguration of Arab Spring. Filmed[…]

27 Apr
Sun / 2014

  1. 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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