Alumni Events

Experience Penn: Museum of Fine Arts (Houston)

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston | Audrey Jones Beck Building | 5600 Fannin Street | Houston, TX


Enjoy a private tour of the special exhibition Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) with Aimée Froom, Islamic Art Curator at the MFAH. The show features works of art from the 6th to the 19th century that highlight the rich artistic and cultural heritage of Iranian civilization. Many of these works are on view publicly for the first time. After a short tour, join Penn Professor Paul M. Cobb of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations for a discussion about the exhibit and how it can be placed in a larger historical context. Food and drink will be served throughout. 

Tickets are $15/per person, limited, and non-refundable.

Click here to learn more and register.