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MFAH Friday-Saturday Lecture: Brush to Paper: Situating Sargent in the History of Watercolor

Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Houston at Museum of Fine Arts - Caroline Wiess Law Building, Houston Tx

May 23 - 24 2014
MFAH Friday-Saturday Lecture: Brush to Paper: Situating Sargent in the History of Watercolor

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents a MFAH Friday-Saturday Lecture: Brush to Paper: Situating Sargent in the History of Watercolor Friday, May 23 at 1:30pm (and repeated Saturday, May 24 at 4pm).  Presented by Dena M. Woodall, PhD, associate curator of prints and drawings.

One of John Singer Sargent’s favorite media was watercolor, which he embraced throughout his career for its freedom and spontaneity. Water-based painting has been used by Western artists since before the Renaissance, and it reached a height of popularity among artists in England and France during the 18th and 19th

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ADMISSION INFO

Tickets
$5 MFAH Members
$8 Nonmembers + Museum admission
Free for Members at the Patron, Supporting, Sponsor, and Benefactor levels, up to two tickets. Leadership Circle members receive unlimited free tickets.

MUSEUM ADMISSION EFFECTIVE January 1, 2013:
$13 adults (19+)
$8 seniors (65+)
$6 students (19+ with ID)
$6 youth (6–18)
free for children 5 and under
$6 military (with ID).

Contact: 713-639-7300

Email: lectures@mfah.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Friday at 1:30pm
Saturday at 4pm

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Museum of Fine Arts - Caroline Wiess Law Building

1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, Tx 77005

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