Talks & Tours

  • Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto

    April 30, 201410:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    Peter A. Hoyt, Adjunct Curator for Music, leads a fun and informal six-week exploration of Italian culture during the exciting seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a period that encompassed not only the dramatic canvases of Caravaggio, but also the invention of opera, the concertos of Vivaldi, and artists—such as Crespi, Canaletto, and Piranesi—represented by masterworks in the CMA collection.

  • Arts & Draughts

    May 2, 20147:00 p.m.

    Art, drink and be happy! Enjoy beer tastings from the Whig, musical performances from Great Peacock, Bombadil, Jordan Igoe and The Great Book of John and more: D.I.Y Art projects, interactive art, scavenger hunts and unique perspective tours with the Free Times Tug Baker through the CMA collection and docent tours through current exhibit Japan and the Jazz Age. Sponsored by The Whig, WXRY and Free Times.
  • Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto

    May 7, 201410:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    Peter A. Hoyt, Adjunct Curator for Music, leads a fun and informal six-week exploration of Italian culture during the exciting seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a period that encompassed not only the dramatic canvases of Caravaggio, but also the invention of opera, the concertos of Vivaldi, and artists—such as Crespi, Canaletto, and Piranesi—represented by masterworks in the CMA collection.

  • Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto

    May 14, 201410:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    Peter A. Hoyt, Adjunct Curator for Music, leads a fun and informal six-week exploration of Italian culture during the exciting seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a period that encompassed not only the dramatic canvases of Caravaggio, but also the invention of opera, the concertos of Vivaldi, and artists—such as Crespi, Canaletto, and Piranesi—represented by masterworks in the CMA collection.

  • Members' Opening Party Celebrating Animal Instinct and Cheer for the Home Team!

    May 17, 2014Noon - 2:00 p.m.

    Join us for the family-friendly exhibition opening. Animal Instinct artist Shelley Reed gives a lecture at 2:00 p.m. Individual membership admits one adult plus children. All other levels admit two adults plus children.

    RSVP by Friday, May 9.
    RSVP early as space is limited. Please specify if you would like to attend the lecture.
  • Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto

    May 21, 201410:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    Peter A. Hoyt, Adjunct Curator for Music, leads a fun and informal six-week exploration of Italian culture during the exciting seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a period that encompassed not only the dramatic canvases of Caravaggio, but also the invention of opera, the concertos of Vivaldi, and artists—such as Crespi, Canaletto, and Piranesi—represented by masterworks in the CMA collection.

  • Bon Voyage, Monet

    May 27, 20145:30 - 7:00 p.m.

    Come to a lively talk about the CMA's fabulous and beloved Monet painting and bid it "au devoir" as it travels as part of a landmark exhibition in Houston titled Impressions of a River.
  • Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto

    May 28, 201410:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    Peter A. Hoyt, Adjunct Curator for Music, leads a fun and informal six-week exploration of Italian culture during the exciting seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a period that encompassed not only the dramatic canvases of Caravaggio, but also the invention of opera, the concertos of Vivaldi, and artists—such as Crespi, Canaletto, and Piranesi—represented by masterworks in the CMA collection.