Core Program Lecture: Helen Molesworth
Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 – Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019
06:30 PM – 07:30 PM
“What’s Black and White and Red All Over?”
Presented by writer and curator Helen Molesworth, former chief curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Why is art important? Why does art matter? What kind of knowledge does art produce? In an illustrated talk based on her forthcoming book project, Helen Molesworth addresses these crucial questions.
Drop in! Core Program lectures are free and open to the public. On Thursdays, MFAH general admission is free, courtesy of Shell Oil Company.
About the Speaker
Helen Molesworth has written about the issues of feminism and the sociohistorical frameworks of contemporary art. She has worked on exhibitions with artists including Louise Lawler, Steve Locke, Anna Maria Maiolino, Kerry James Marshall, Josiah McElheny, Catherine Opie, Amy Sillman, and Luc Tuymans.
About the Lecture
This talk is the second in a series leading up to the opening of the Nancy and Rich Kinder Building, dedicated to modern and contemporary art from the MFAH collections. The lecture is also part of the Core Program’s 2019–2020 lecture series. Learn more about Core Program events here. Questions? Contact email@example.com or 713.639.7865.
HOURS & ADMISSION
Tuesday - Wednesday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday, 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday, 12:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday: Closed (Except Monday Holidays). Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
- MFAH Members FREE
- Adults $15
- Seniors (65+ with ID) $10
- Military (with ID) $10
- College Students (19+ with ID) $7.50
- Youth (13–18) $7.50
- Children (12 & younger) FREE
- Certain special exhibitions are ticketed, with an additional charge.
Directions & Parking
- Free Parking
- Paid Parking
- Street Parking
Make visiting a snap! Visit mfah.org/parking for complete parking info, including a map you can download.
Two Parking Garages
Parking Garage HoursOpen daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Parking Garage Fees
- Parking payments may be made only with major credit cards, or with MasterCard and Visa debit cards.
- The first 30 minutes are always free. On Thursday, parking is free for visitors who enter the Museum between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
- For hourly rates, go to mfah.org/parking
Special Offers / Dining
Paolo Fronza, from Fellini Caffè, runs this sophisticated dining operation. Enjoy an array of Italian-inspired fare with a Texas flair, a European-style coffee bar, a kids menu, and much more at the MFA Café, located on the lower level of the Beck Building.
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