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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The 5th Biennial David B. Warren Symposium: Keynote Address

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

06:30 PM – 07:30 PM
US/Central

The 2015 David B. Warren Symposium on American Material Culture and the Texas Experience
  Unknown, Beaded Purse, c. 1843, glass beads, nickel silver, and textile support, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Bayou Bend Collection, gift of William J. Hill.
“Creators and Consumers: Women and Material Culture and Visual Art in 19th-Century Texas, the Lower South, and the Southwest”

Keynote Address:
Carving Out Creative Enterprise as a Woman in 19th-Century Texas 
Paula Mitchell Marks, professor of American studies, St. Edward's University
A reception follows.

Image: Unknown, Beaded Purse, c. 1843, glass beads, nickel silver, and textile support, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Bayou Bend Collection, gift of William J. Hill.

About the Seminar

This lecture is part of a weekend symposium; tickets are not sold separately. For a complete itinerary and more information, visit mfah.org/dbwsymposium or call 713.639.7759.

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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
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Directions & Parking

  • Law Building, Lower Level

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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