19 Feb
Fri / 2016

  1. 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[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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 45-minute tour and discover the wide variety of ways artists[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Patron-Plus Viewing Hours “Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940”

    Beck Building

    Museum members at the Patron level and above are invited to preview Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940 before the exhibition opens to the general membership and to the public. Drop in[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Members Preview Lecture “Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940”

    Law Building

    Presented by Cindi Strauss, assistant director, programming; and curator, modern and contemporary decorative arts and design Museum members are invited to an exclusive lecture about Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940, before[…]

  5. EVENTS
    Members Preview Party “Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940”

    Beck Building

    Museum members are invited to preview Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940 before the exhibition opens to the public. Drinks are available for sale by credit card at the bar. For members[…]

20 Feb
Sat / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    DEFINE at the MFAH

    Beck Building

    This exclusive fitness program from DEFINE body & mind is inspired by Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940. Join in an outdoor bounce workshop that kicks your fitness goals into gear with a[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Daytime Preview “Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940”

    Beck Building

    Museum members are invited to preview Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940 before the exhibition opens to the public. Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. For members at all[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Statements: African American Art from the Museum’s Collection”

    Beck Building

    In 1950 the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, awarded its annual purchase prize to John Biggers for his extraordinary drawing The Cradle, the first work of art by an African American to enter the Museum’s[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Object Detectives: Unlocking the Mysteries of America’s Past

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Becoming an expert on historic objects means learning to see. Curators, conservators, and historians view museum collections through different eyes than the casual viewer. Get a peek into their world with the spring installment of[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Pleasures of the Senses”

    Beck Building

    The concept of the five senses is rooted in Greek philosophy, which held that the senses are points of contact between people and the universe. Though the visual arts are a feast for the eyes,[…]

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