11 Jul
Fri / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Soto and Other Site-Specific Art

    Law Building

    What makes art conceived for a particular site special? Why might a museum commission site-specific art? On this 45-minute tour, learn about several of these special works created and displayed throughout the MFAH, such as[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look Spotlight Tour “Movement in Art”

    Beck Building

    Artists often explore movement in art through a variety of methods. They depict motion, have viewers move around their works, or have their works move themselves. Come move with us through this 20-minute, motion-driven tour.[…]

  3. LECTURES
    The Pictures That Got Away: The Great Old Master Paintings That Sir Robert Walpole’s Grandson Sold to Catherine the Great

    Law Building

    Presented by Thierry Morel, PhD, organizing curator of the exhibition “Houghton Revisited”; former director, London Friends of the Hermitage; and member of the Advisory Board, Hermitage Museum Foundation (USA), Inc. Houghton Hall was originally designed[…]

  4. FILMS
    Anita: Speaking Truth to Power

    Law Building

    Television viewers around the world were transfixed in 1991 as a poised woman in a blue dress sat before a Senate committee of 14 white men, and—with a clear, unwavering voice—recounted the repeated acts of[…]

12 Jul
Sat / 2014

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Art Beyond Sight

    Beck Building

    "Art Beyond Sight" is a gallery program for visitors who are blind or partially sighted. Trained educators use verbal descriptions and hands-on materials to engage participants with the Museum's art collections and exhibitions. Admission is[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Marville: Picturing Paris”

    Beck Building

    Known as the official photographer of Paris, Charles Marville (1813–1879) photographed the city both before and after its medieval streets were razed to make way for the broad boulevards, parks, and monumental buildings we have[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Summertime, and the Living Is Easy

    Beck Building

    In his love letters to Fanny Brawne, poet John Keats wrote of summertime: “I almost wish we were butterflies and liv'd but three summer days—three such days with you I could fill with more delight[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Soto and Other Site-Specific Art

    Law Building

    What makes art conceived for a particular site special? Why might a museum commission site-specific art? On this 45-minute tour, learn about several of these special works created and displayed throughout the MFAH, such as[…]

  5. FILMS
    Anita: Speaking Truth to Power

    Law Building

    Television viewers around the world were transfixed in 1991 as a poised woman in a blue dress sat before a Senate committee of 14 white men, and—with a clear, unwavering voice—recounted the repeated acts of[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Movement in Art

    Beck Building

    Artists often explore movement in art through a variety of methods. They depict motion, have viewers move around their works, or have their works move themselves. Come move with us through this 45-minute, motion-driven tour.[…]

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