Cabernet & Color | Painting Fauvist Faces

April 25, 2024
Delve into the vibrant world of Fauvism and craft a rendition of a Fauvist portrait. Learn how to capture the signature bold colors and expressive brushstrokes from artist Patrick Palmer, dean of the Glassell Studio School of Art.

Begin with a walkthrough of the exhibition Vertigo of Color: Matisse, Derain, and the Origins of Fauvism, and then move to the studio to sip on some wine and beer and create paintings inspired by the Fauvist movement. Drinks, materials, and Glassell merchandise are provided. This event is for ages 21+

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  • $75 per person
    MFAH members: Buy one, get one free—price is adjusted after you sign in.

Event Highlights 

  • 6 p.m. | Vertigo of Color Exhibition Walkthrough
  • 6:30 p.m. | Studio Instruction at Glassell School of Art

Plan Your Visit

The Glassell School of Art receives generous funding from the Glassell Family; The Skiles Foundation; Leslie and Brad Bucher; Mr. and Mrs. John S. Orton; Powell Foundation; Sue and Rusty Burnett; Ellen and David Berman; JBD Foundation; Wells Fargo Foundation; and additional generous donors.

“Vertigo of Color: Matisse, Derain, and the Origins of Fauvism” was organized by the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

This exhibition is made possible in part by a grant from:

Lead Corporate Underwriter:

This exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

Additional generous support is provided by:
Cherie and Jim Flores
Linnet F. Deily
Nancy Pollok Guinee
Carla Knobloch
Rand Group
Polly and Murry Bowden
Bettie Cartwright
Vivian L. Smith Foundation
Rosanette S. Cullen
Samuel F. Gorman