Calendar Week of Saturday, June 3, 2023-Friday, June 9, 2023
2023 Studio School Annual Student Exhibition Through July 21, 2023
The 2023 Studio School Annual Student Exhibition features a juried selection of work created by students during the academic year.
03 Jun Sat / 2023
Saturday Members Tour | “Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the Pearlman Foundation”11:30 a.m.—12:15 p.m.
MFAH members are invited to enjoy an inside look at the exhibition Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the Pearlman Foundation.
Behind-the-Scenes Experience for Benefactor & Leadership Circle Members11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m.
“At the Vanguard of Collecting and Curating” MFAH members at the Benefactor level, and members of the Leadership Circle, are invited to this presentation by Anita N. Bateman, associate curator of modern and contemporary art.
Mediterranean Fever3 p.m.—5 p.m.
Waleed is an aspiring writer suffering from chronic depression who cultivates a relationship with a petty criminal neighbor.
Alam7 p.m.—9 p.m.
A Palestinian-Israeli high schooler undergoes a political awakening when he falls for the outspoken new girl in his class.
04 Jun Sun / 2023
Sunday Family Studio1 p.m.—3 p.m.
Create and learn in this workshop for families. Explore a work of art in the galleries, then make your own masterpiece in the studio.
Family Zone1 p.m.—4 p.m.
Visit the MFAH Family Zone for engaging gallery activities with coloring sheets, colored pencils, books, and more.
Lecture | Pearlman Foundation: A Family History2 p.m.—3 p.m.
A presentation about Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the Pearlman Foundation is followed by a discussion featuring family stories.
Dancing the Twist in Bamako5 p.m.—7:15 p.m.
The youth of Bamako dance the twist to rock ’n’ roll music (newly imported from the West) and dream of political renewal.
06 Jun Tue / 2023
Virtual Lecture | The Clocks of David Rittenhouse6 p.m.—7 p.m.
A preview of the forthcoming book David Rittenhouse: Philosopher-Mechanick of Colonial Philadelphia and His Famous Clocks.
08 Jun Thu / 2023
Summer Break at the MFAH11 a.m.—2 p.m.
When school’s out, families are invited to enjoy gallery activities with teaching artists and experiment with a variety of materials to create art.