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MFAH Showcases Rare Collection of Watercolor Master John Singer Sargent

Posted on · We learn about the Museum of Fine Art Houston’s new exhibit John Singer Sargent: The Watercolors, which offers a rare collection of 100 watercolors by Gilded Age American master John Singer Sargent. Sargent’s was renowned for his mastery of the watercolor medium and for his avant garde way of framing subjects. The exhibit runs through May […]

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Artful Thursday with Core Performance Company

Posted on · February's Artful Thursday at the Museum of Fine Arts is presented in conjunction with the current exhibit Georges Braque: a retrospective. Members of Core Performance Company will perform new choreography accompanied by music of Erik Satie, Johann Sebastian Bach and others. Houston Public Media's Eric Ladau spoke with Sue Schroeder, Artistic Director of Core about the program titled "Beauty as Braque: Volume*Line*Mass*Weight".

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Events At MFAH Mark Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted on · The Museum of Fine Arts Houston is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a full schedule of activities, including a unique exhibition highlighting the work of a groundbreaking artist whose influence is still felt today.

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MFAH’s Artful Thursday: Dr. Louis Markos

Posted on · The month's free Artful Thursday program The Foundation of Rome: The Frescoes of the Capitoline Museum is on July 18, 2013, beginning at 6:30 pm in the Caroline Wiess Law Building of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.  In anticipation of this, Classical 91.7's Eric Ladau spoke with Dr. Louis Markos, Artful Thursday presenter, Robert H. Ray Chair in Humanities, scholar in residence, and professor in English at Houston Baptist University.

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MFAH’s Artful Thursday: Dr. Sarah Kielt Costello

Posted on · The month's free Artful Thursday program Cuneiform in Context is on May 16, 2013, beginning at 6:30 pm in the Caroline Wiess Law Building of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.  In anticipation of this, Classical 91.7's Eric Ladau spoke with Dr. Sarah Kielt Costello, Artful Thursday presenter and professor at the University of Houston.

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Artful Thursday: The French Taste For 19th-Century Spanish Painting

Posted on · In this installment of Classical 91.7's Artful Thursday, Gary Tinterow, Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, sat down for a talk about the French taste for 19th-century Spanish painting with our own Eric Ladau. Join Eric to hear more from Mr. Tinterow this Thursday evening at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

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MFAH War Exhibit Touches Veteran

Posted on · The latest exhibit to open at the Museum of Fine Arts isn't your average photography display. Powerful images chronicle the life cycle of war from recruitment to remembrance. It's an exhibit that's likely to touch many people who have been impacted by war, most notably veteran's like Tom Mitchell.

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Artful Thursday: “Eye of the Beholder: How to See the World Like a Romantic Poet”

Posted on · In this installment of Classical 91.7's Artful Thursday, Dr. Louis A. Markos sat down for a talk about British romantic poetry with our own Eric Ladau. Dr. Markos is a Professor of English, scholar in residence and Robert H. Ray Chair in Humanities at Houston Baptist University. Join Eric to hear more from Dr. Markos this Thursday evening at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

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MFAH Goes Digital With Google

Posted on · Houston's Museum of Fine Arts is part of a massive art project run by Google. A number of pieces from the Museum's permanent collection are now available to view online.

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Artful Thursday: Eric Ladau Interviews Dr. Tacey Rosolowski

Posted on · In this installment of Classical 91.7's Artful Thursday, Dr. Tacey Rosolowski sat down for a talk about Charles LeDray's workworkwork with our own Eric Ladau. Dr. Rosolowski is an independent scholar and curator. Join Eric to hear more from Dr. Rosolowski this Thursday evening at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

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Artful Thursday: Eric Ladau Interviews Dr. Louis A. Markos

Posted on · In this installment of Classical 91.7's Artful Thursday, Dr. Louis A. Markos sat down for a talk about Titian's mythological paintings with our own Eric Ladau. Dr. Markos is a Professor of English, scholar in residence and Robert H. Ray Chair in Humanities at Houston Baptist University. Join Eric to hear more from Dr. Markos this Thursday evening at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.