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What disturbance did Wols and fellow artist Jean Dubuffet experience on the Mediterranean coast? This year’s Morgan-Menil Fellow investigates that question. In conjunction with the exhibition [...]
Tuymans is beyond canonical reproach. Ellis cannot buy his way into the literary canon. They have never met. The Conversation begins. Tickets for indoor seating [...]
Franklin Sirmans, curator of modern and contemporary art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (a position he previously held at the Menil), returns [...]
Art Historian Eileen Costello, author of Brice Marden: Beyond Visual Reality, specializes in postwar American and European art, and has studied the work of Brice Marden over [...]
A new series of occasional conversations at the Menil, A Common Language invites artists from different disciplines to focus on and consider particular works of [...]
With Menil Director Josef Helfenstein and Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Toby Kamps, Luc Tuymans discusses his new exhibition, which juxtaposes the artist’s celebrated [...]
Nice. Luc Tuymans will present approximately 30 paintings by the artist from his earliest mature work G. Dam, 1978 to canvases finished as recently as [...]
Belgian artist Luc Tuymans is known for his distinctive painting style, and for his choice of historically and emotionally charged subject matter. As the thirty [...]
Organized by Menil Collection curator of modern and contemporary art Toby Kamps in collaboration with noted Wols scholar Dr. Ewald Rathke and the Kunsthalle Bremen, [...]
Delve into the obscure life of painter, fisherman, pseudo-hermaphrodite-Forrest Bess in the film screening of Forrest Bess: Key to the Riddle. Director and author Chuck [...]
Explore visual connections that span centuries in Byzantine Things in the World with curator Glenn Peers, curatorial assistant Susan Sutton and Rex Koontz, Director, University [...]
2012 Walter Hopps Award winner Cuauhtémoc Medina is an important figure in the recent prominence of art from Mexico City. Medina is a researcher at [...]
Menil conservators shed light on the renovation of the museum’s site-specific satellite pavilion. Wednesday, March 27, 7:30 p.m. in the Menil foyer.
The U.S. premiere of new performance piece by Jean-Claude Carrière, the screenwriter of “The Incredible Lightness of Being.” A tightly condensed version of the ancient [...]
Music from across the African continent – songs and tunes inspired by love in all its expressions – in this free public program designed to [...]
A special screening of a new documentary exploring the life and art of Texas art patriarch, Bert Long, Jr.
Radio Kaduna is a live performance with video that explores the meanings of true love within a Muslim-Christian household in pre-independence Nigeria. Presented in conjunction [...]
Michael Govan, director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, will speak on the work of Michael Heizer at the inagural Marion Barthelme Lecture, [...]
The first of four multi-venue events replacing the former Museum District Day. On January 26, Houston Center for Photography joins the Rothko Chapel and the [...]
A new film installation inspired by Civil Rights-era photographs in the Menil Collection meditates on the distance in time that separates us from, while still [...]
A panel discussion preceding weekend film series, presented in conjunction with the new exhibition “The Progress of Love” Kristina Van Dyke, curator of the exhibition [...]
Composer Philip Glass will bring the Menil’s 25th Anniversary celebrations to a finale when he performs an 80-minute concert of his works including the premiere [...]
The Menil, The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts and the Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos, Nigeria join together to explore the changing modes and meanings [...]
Inspired by Claes Oldenburg’s Geometric Mouse at Houston’s Central Library, symposium speakers Lisa Freiman, curator at the Indianapolis Museum of Art; Tom Eccles, director of [...]
Art writer for The New Yorker Calvin Tomkins has a vivid and highly personal view of John and Dominique de Menil, as well as events [...]
Bring a blanket and view the re-digitized 1977 documentary North Star: Mark di Suvero, directed by Francois de Menil, written by art historian Barbara Rose, [...]
The Menil’s family and friends celebrate 25 years with the renowned Kashmere Reunion Stage Band, a scavenger hunt for the whole family, cake and ice [...]
Simultaneous performances in locations throughout The Menil Collection’s main building. The sounds of amplified cactus, crumpling paper, spoken word, tin cans, radios and electric guitars [...]
Rarely displayed collages offer insight into sculptor’s extraordinary take on the everyday.
The first exhibition to be drawn entirely from Menil Archives, organized by Menil Curator Michelle White and Menil Archivist Geraldine Aramanda Celebrates the lives and [...]
Co-organized by the Menil and Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive the exhibition explores the realm of silence in modern and contemporary art.