30 Jan
Sat / 2016

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “Picturing Place”

    Beck Building

    What is a “place”? A geographical location? A physical surrounding? A state of mind? The answer is all of the above, and more! Join the one-hour members tour and discover the wide variety of ways[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “New Year’s Resolutions”

    Beck Building

    We all make New Year’s resolutions, promising to do something that improves our physical, emotional, or intellectual wellbeing. On this 20-minute tour, make “get to know your Museum” number one on your list. Art Bite[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America

    Law Building

    The exhibition Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America brings together a selection of major works by 21 artists who are recognized as pioneers or precursors of key artistic trends both inside and outside their[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Death by Petticoat

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Presented by author and historian Mary Miley Theobald Mary Miley Theobald speaks about common historical myths that relate to objects in the Bayou Bend Collection. As an educator at Colonial Williamsburg, she has experienced many[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Kiss of the Egg

    Law Building

    Experience a playful work featured in the exhibition Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America. Through a docent-led discussion, visitors consider the sculpture Kiss of the Egg by Mexican artist Gabriel Orozco (born 1962), one of the[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Pleasure and Piety: The Art of Joachim Wtewael

    Beck Building

    Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Pleasure and Piety: The Art of Joachim Wtewael (1566–1638)” A remarkable storyteller, Mannerist painter Joachim Wtewael depicted risqué mythological scenes and moralizing biblical tales with equal ease. He was a virtuoso[…]

  7. LECTURES
    Reaching New Audiences with New Formats

    The Glassell Studio School

    Fifth Annual Naomi Turner True Lecture at the Glassell School of Art  Presented by Anne Tucker, curator emeritus In this lecture, Anne Tucker draws on 40 years of curatorial experience to discuss the challenges of[…]

  8. FILMS
    I Am Diego Maradona

    Law Building

    A writer narrates his story with multiple beginnings, middles, and ends. When the work is stolen by a friend, the author receives little sympathy from his family. The film introduces more and more characters who[…]

  9. FILMS
    Jafar Panahi’s “Taxi”

    Law Building

    Over the years, the Museum has presented the work of leading Iranian director Jafar Panahi, whose international acclaim began with The White Balloon in 1995 and continues through the films made since his house arrest:[…]

31 Jan
Sun / 2016

  1. FILMS
    Oscar Nominees: Documentary Short Subject

    Law Building

    As Oscar season heats up, see the films nominated for best documentary short subject—on the big screen! Always diverse and unexpected, this program is a perennial favorite of Museum filmgoers. Program Part I (87 minutes) • Body[…]

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