Lectures Week of Thursday, November 4, 2021-Wednesday, November 10, 2021


Calder-Picasso
Calder-Picasso Through January 30, 2022

The art of Alexander Calder and Pablo Picasso comes together in this exhibition that features paintings, sculptures, mobiles, and works on paper spanning the artists’ careers. Tickets include general …

09 Dec Thu / 2021

  • Jason Salavon, Little Infinity (v.MFAH) & Alberto Giacometti, Grande femme debout I (Large Standing Woman I)

    Installation view, from the MFAH collections (right to left): Jason Salavon, Little Infinity (v.MFAH), 2020, photographic mural, inkjet on vinyl, Museum commission funded by the Caroline Wiess Law Accessions Endowment Fund © 2020 Jason Salavon / Alberto Giacometti, Grande femme debout I (Large Standing Woman I), 1960, bronze, Museum purchase funded by the Brown Foundation Accessions Endowment Fund / © Alberto Giacometti Estate/VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY/ADAGP, Paris

    Conversations with Artists | “Data-Driven Art”
    6:30 p.m.—8 p.m.

    Jason Salavon and Norwood Viviano discuss their work in context of the theme “Data-Driven Art.”

11 Dec Sat / 2021

  • India, Sarpech (Turban Jewel), early 18th century, gold, silver, diamonds, and enamel

    India, Sarpech (Turban Jewel), early 18th century, gold, silver, diamonds, and enamel, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Museum purchase funded by the Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. Accessions Endowment Fund.

    Virtual Conversation | The Houston Sarpech
    11 a.m.—Noon

    MFAH curators speak with special guests about the Museum’s acquisition of a resplendent sarpech (turban ornament).