Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will host the grand opening of their newest exhibition, Glory of Spain, on Sunday, March 1st! Unparalleled outside of Spain, the collections of the New York-based, Hispanic Society Museum & Library, focus on the art and culture of Spain, Portugal, Latin America, and the Philippines, from antiquity to the early 20th century.
The traveling exhibition spans more than 4,000 years of Hispanic art and culture through some 200 objects: paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, maps, textiles, porcelains and ceramics, metalwork, and jewelry. It highlights themes such as Antiquity in Spain, Medieval Spain, Golden Age Spain, Viceregal and 19th-Century Latin America; Enlightenment in Spain, and Modern Spain.
Among the many artists represented are Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, El Greco, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Jusepe de Ribera, Diego Velázquez, and Francisco de Zurbarán. The optional audio guide, offered in English in Spanish, delves deeper into selected works of art. This option is included in the ticket price, based on availability. The exhibition will be on display until May 25, 2020. Admission to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is free for members and starts at $18 for non-members. For additional information, please call 713-639-7300 or visit www.mfah.org.
If you feel like escaping Hollow Tree Park Apartments in Houston, Texas for the day, this event is a perfect opportunity to do just that! Trust us when we say that there’s no harm in getting out and exploring the greater community.
Sunday, March 1, 2020—12:15 PM
Event Venue Location:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1001 Bissonnet Street
Houston, Texas 77005