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    Members Tour: The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection

    Beck Building

    Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio are New York-based scholars and gallerists who assembled one of the most important collections of modern and contemporary ceramics in the world. On this Members Tour, explore highlights of[…]

    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Renaissance Portraits

    Beck Building

    Explore the types and function of portraiture during the Renaissance on this 20-minute gallery talk.

    Gallery Talk: History of the Vessel

    Beck Building

    The MFAH has vessels on view in disparate corners of the museum. Whether for ritual, decorative, or functional purposes, the creation of pottery connects diverse cultures, geographic locations, and time periods. Take a closer look at the distinctive art tradition of the vessel[…]

  4. FILMS
    Las Acacias

    Law Building

    Winner of both the Camera d’Or and the Young Critics’ Award, Las Acacias was truly the crown jewel of the 2011 Cannes Film Festival selections. Rubén (Germán de Silva)—an unshaven, middle-aged truck driver for lumber companies—keeps  to[…]

    Gallery Talk “Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski”

    Law Building

    Jules Olitski (1922–2007), one of America's last classic modern painters, created brilliant color harmonies and chromatic shifts in his paintings. Explore a survey of his work on this 45-minute gallery talk in conjunction with the exhibition Revelation: Major Paintings by[…]

    Spotlight Gallery Talk “Tancred Baptizing Clorinda” by Domenico Tintoretto

    Beck Building

    Love, politics, and religion: three things that often don't mix. Join this 20-minute gallery talk and see how they play out in Domenico Tintoretto's 16th-century masterpiece Tancred Baptizing Clorinda.

  7. FILMS
    ¡Vivan las Antípodas!

    Law Building

    Based on the simplest of premises—if you could dig straight through to the other side of the Earth, where would you end up?—¡Vivan las Antípodas! may be the most visually ravishing film you will ever see. The[…]

  8. FILMS
    El Estudiante

    Law Building

    Filmmaker Santiago Mitre in attendance Hands down the most brilliant discovery of last year’s Buenos Aires Independent Film Festival (BAFICI), Santiago Mitre’s debut feature is a taut, fast-moving drama about the intriguing world of Argentine[…]

  9. FILMS

    Law Building

    Filmmaker Cristián Jiménez in attendance Chilean director Cristián Jiménez pulls off a delicately beautiful high-wire act with his second feature film, Bonsái. He opens by letting us know the ending—“Emilia dies but Julio doesn’t. The[…]

  10. FILMS
    Miss Bala

    Law Building

    Following its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, Miss Bala became the most talked-about Mexican film of the past year. It tells the story of Laura (model/actress Stephanie Sigman), a Tijuana beauty pageant contestant[…]

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