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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Exclusive Tour “High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter”

Monday, May. 16, 2016

06:30 PM – 07:30 PM
US/Central

 Franz X. Winterhalter, Madame Rimsky-Korsakov, 1864, oil on canvas, Musée d’Orsay, Paris, on permanent loan from the Louvre.

Led by Helga K. Aurisch, curator, European art, and organizing curator of  “High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter”

Join Helga K. Aurisch as she leads an Exclusive Tour of the extraordinary exhibition High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter, which showcases some 50 of Winterhalter’s magnificent portraits, along with a selection of glamorous evening gowns and other couture fashions designed by Charles Frederick Worth and several of Worth’s contemporaries.

Image: Franz X. Winterhalter, Madame Rimsky-Korsakov, 1864, oil on canvas, Musée d’Orsay, Paris, on permanent loan from the Louvre.

About the Tour

About Exclusive Tours
Exclusive Tours offer access to select Museum exhibitions on special Mondays when the Museum is closed to the public. These lively, in-depth programs are led by Museum art historians who share their expansive knowledge about artists, exhibitions, and more. After the tour, discuss your experience over a glass of sparkling wine.

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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.
  • Tickets • $55 Museum members and seniors (65+) • $65 Nonmembers

Directions & Parking

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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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