04 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
    “Shimmering Colours and Sliding Forms”: John Singer Sargent’s Venetian Watercolors

    Law Building

    Presented by Kaylin Weber, assistant curator, American painting and sculpture. John Singer Sargent’s society portraits of the late 19th century encapsulated the Gilded Age and brought him international fame. Though it was in watercolor that[…]

  4. FILMS
    Following the Ninth: In the Footsteps of Beethoven's Final Symphony

    Law Building

    In 1824, completely deaf and adrift from the people he loved, Ludwig van Beethoven composed his Ninth Symphony as an act of transcendence near the end of his life. Today, the piece of music still[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art Crowd: Portraits and Poetry

    Beck Building

    Socialize and get inspired at this Art Crowd event with private access to the exhibition Made for Magazines: Iconic 20th-Century Photographs, and join the celebration of National Poetry Month. The exhibition offers a survey of the[…]

  7. FILMS
    Following the Ninth: In the Footsteps of Beethoven's Final Symphony

    Law Building

    In 1824, completely deaf and adrift from the people he loved, Ludwig van Beethoven composed his Ninth Symphony as an act of transcendence near the end of his life. Today, the piece of music still[…]

05 Apr
Sat / 2014

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Teacher Workshop “John Singer Sargent”

    Law Building

    John Singer Sargent called watercolor painting “making the best of an emergency,” perhaps referring to an unforgiving art form. Find new ways to paint and new uses for familiar techniques while exploring nearly 100 watercolors[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    “Learning Through Art” Teacher Workshop

    Law Building

    About Learning Through Art Workshops Learning Through Art at the MFAH (LTA/MFAH) connects the Museum's collections of world art into the classroom curriculum for art, language arts, math, science, and social studies. Through discussions in[…]

  3. 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.[…]

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