Virtual Lecture | “Olga de Amaral: To Weave a Rock”
Via Zoom & Facebook Live
► Saturday, July 24, 2021 / Watch the Video
The first major touring retrospective featuring the work of visionary Colombian artist Olga de Amaral debuts at the MFAH on July 25, and you can learn more directly from the exhibition curators.
Olga de Amaral: To Weave a Rock traces the artist’s prolific career and showcases how she pioneered her own visual language within the fiber-arts movement. This virtual overview explores Amaral’s sources of inspiration, as well as how the exhibition’s thematic organization and key works tell the dynamic story of her creative spirit.
About the Speakers
Anna Walker is assistant curator of decorative arts, craft, and design at the MFAH. Laura Mott is senior curator of contemporary art and design at the Cranbrook Art Museum in Michigan.
Virtual Learning & Interpretation programs are generously underwritten by the Jerold B. Katz Foundation.
This exhibition is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the Cranbrook Art Museum.
Major support is provided by:
Sara and Bill Morgan, in honor of Anna Walker
Additional generous funding is provided by:
Anne Lamkin Kinder
Lenore G. Tawney Foundation
Michael W. Dale
Leatrice and Melvin Eagle