21 May
Sat / 2016

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter”

    Beck Building

    Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805–1873), born and trained in Germany, settled in Paris in 1834 and served as court painter to King Louis-Philippe. Executing more than 140 commissions for the French court, Winterhalter gained such acclaim[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Rites of Passage”

    Beck Building

    A rite of passage marks the transition from one phase of life to another. Although the term “rite of passage” is often used to describe the tumultuous transition from adolescence to adulthood, it can refer[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    All That Jazz

    Beck Building

    The term “Jazz Age” was made popular by American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald, who wrote that it was a time when “the parties were bigger, the pace was faster, the buildings were higher, the morals[…]

  4. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Extended Hours for the Museum and MFA Café

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Make a night of it! During the final weekends of Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940, the Museum’s main campus and MFA Café stay open until 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.[…]

  5. FILMS
    2016 Core Residency Films

    Law Building

    The Core Program at the Glassell School of Art awards residencies to exceptional, motivated visual artists and critical writers who have completed their undergraduate or graduate training and are working to develop a sustainable practice.[…]

22 May
Sun / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Go on an adventure in the galleries, listen to special storybooks, sharpen looking skills with sketching, and create works of art. This suite of programs includes: Sunday Storybook Circle Make connections between a storybook and[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Celebrate Mothers!

    Beck Building

    Since ancient times, artists have celebrated extraordinary women who also happen to be mothers. Join this lively, 45-minute tour and journey through time to explore some of the Museum's most beloved artworks that showcase the[…]

  3. FILMS
    No Home Movie

    Law Building

    The October 2015 suicide of revered artist and filmmaker Chantal Akerman stunned the global film community and makes watching her final film all the more poignant, as No Home Movie reveals the tender intimacy of her[…]

23 May
Mon / 2016

  1. EVENTS
    Behind-the-Scenes Experience “Photography Collection”

    Beck Building

    Presented by Malcolm Daniel, curator in charge, department of photography Join us for an hour-long look at some of the 19th-century treasures of the collection, as well as a preview of the future of the[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exclusive Tour “High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter”

    Law Building

    Led by Helga K. Aurisch, curator, European art, and organizing curator of  “High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter” In 1866, art critic Arthur Stevens wrote of Franz Xaver Winterhalter: “He specializes in painting the[…]

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