Think youre up-to-date on all the latest offerings at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston? Well, when a new and complex exhibition like the museums Color into Light: Selections from the MFAH Collection opens up, even the most ardent fan would enjoy a gallery tour. During the Exhibition Tour: Color into Light, a guide will take you through the 90 twentieth-century works that explore the use of color and space and youll gain a new understanding of the background of some wonderful art by Henri Matisse, Mark Rothko and Gyula Kosice, just to name a few. Youll see contrasts of pure hue as you pass the works of Color Field artists like Morris Louis and Helen Frankenthaler. Then youll move along to works by Hans Hoffman, including Sparks; Carlos Cruz-Diezs rose, green and purple-hued Cromosaturación, one of several room-size installations; and other works in glass, new media and video. 2 p.m. 1001 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-639-7300 or visit www.mfah.org. $3.50 to $7.
Sat., Jan. 3, 2 p.m., 2009