Menil Collection

Menil Collection

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1515 Sul Ross

Houston, TX 77006


William N. Copley: The World According to CPLY

Menil Collection

February 19 - July 24, 2016

An exhibition surveying the career of artist William Copley. The show traces Copley's stylistic developments from the early 1950s to the 1990s. Also included in the exhibition are works formerly owned by Copley by artists such as Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, and Meret Oppenheim, among others.

The Secret of the Hanging Egg: Salvador Dalí at the Menil

Menil Collection

November 5 - June 20, 2016

Salvador Dalí’s 1932 painting OEufs sur le Plat sans le Plat (Eggs on a Plate without the Plate) will be hung in the Surrealist galleries. It is on an extended loan.


TRESPASS: Entering the Scene of Making

A symposium exploring “drawings, first drafts, rehearsals, and other provisional works, exposing their role in shaping modern and contemporary art.” Speakers include: Cornelia Butler, Hammer...

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Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

“Wikimedia’s gender trouble is well-documented. In a 2011 survey, the Wikimedia Foundation found that less than 10% of its contributors identify as female. The reasons...

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Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art

A film following artists who created land art. Troublemakers focuses on Robert Smithson (Spiral Jetty, 1970), Walter De Maria (The Lightning Field, 1977) and Michael Heizer...

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Buñuel and Dalí Films

A night of films by Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí. Co-presented by the Menil Collection and Aurora Picture Show.

The Precarious

An exhibition that highlights collages and works inspired by collage in the Menil Collection. The show contains works by Gene Charlton, Sari Dienes, Robert Rauschenberg, Richard...

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Lecture: Thomas J. Lax

A lecture by Walter Hopps Award for Curatorial Achievement winner and associate curator in the Department of Media and Performance Art at MoMA, Thomas J. Lax.

Toward a Digital Menil

A talk with four Menil Collection curators–Paul Davis, Clare Elliott, Toby Kamps, and Michelle White–in which they’ll discuss their selections for the museum’s upcoming website...

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William Camfield on Francis Picabia

Art scholar William A. Camfield discusses the work of pioneering artist Francis Picabia and signs copies of the just-published Francis Picabia: Catalogue Raisonné, Vol. 1,...

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James Nares: Street

The ultimate street photography! James Nares captured 16 hours of footage on the streets of Manhattan from a moving car. Using a high-def camera, typically...

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Lee Bontecou: Drawn Worlds

Throughout her career, Bontecou has created drawings as a component of her artistic practice,  in relation to the sculptures for which she is renowned, and...

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