Saturday Members Tour | “None Whatsoever: Zen Paintings from the Gitter-Yelen Collection”
MFAH members are invited to explore the Museum’s art collections and exhibitions on special Saturday tours. Topics change monthly.
In March, join a docent on a tour of None Whatsoever, which features masterworks of Zen Buddhist Japanese paintings from the renowned Gitter-Yelen Collection. Complementing the presentation are selections from the MFAH collection of modern and contemporary art influenced by Zen Buddhism.
The exhibition takes its title from a legendary encounter between a Buddhist monk and a Chinese emperor. When the emperor asked how much goodwill his generous deeds had earned in the eyes of the Buddha, the monk curtly replied, “None Whatsoever.” Learn More
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This exhibition is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Generous support is provided by:
Luther King Capital Management
E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation
Anne and Albert Chao
Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)
Eddie and Chinhui Allen
Mr. and Mrs. Russell M. Frankel
Kathy and Glen Gondo
Milton D. Rosenau, Jr. and Dr. Ellen R. Gritz
Miwa Sakashita and Dr. John R. Stroehlein
Nanako and Dale Tingleaf