Save the date--September 12, 2013

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Save the Date

Gary Tinterow, director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will be the guest speaker at a Sept. 12 luncheon hosted by The Collective at the Junior League of Houston, 1811 Briar Oaks Lane.

His talk is titled “The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston:  A Hub for All Things Cultural.”

The Thursday luncheon, which benefits the community outreach programs of The Collective is themed  “Threads of Creativity, Patterns of Success.” 

Honorary chair is Angelbert Metoyer.  Geri Hooks, owner/director of Hooks Epstein Galleries, Inc., is the luncheon chair.

PaperCity Magazine is the print sponsor.

Individual tickets for the 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. luncheon are $75, and individual sponsorship packages are available from $1,000 to $5,000.

For more information contact Margaret Bott at 713-582-4127, mdbtoday@gmail.com or The Collective at 713-523-1616, www.thecollective.org.

Reservations chair is Sarah Trotty, Community Artists’ Collective, P.O. Box 88308, Houston, TX 77288-8308.

Tinterow, former Engelhard Chairman of Nineteenth-Century, Modern and Contemporary Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, is regarded as one of the most active museum professionals in the United States.  He received his undergraduate degree from Brandeis University, then studied art history and museum studies at Harvard University, where, as a graduate student, he organized two exhibitions, Master Drawings by Picasso and, with Douglas Cooper, The Essential Cubism.  A curator at the Metropolitan Museum from 1983 until his appointment as director of the MFAH in 2011, he has organized dozens of acclaimed exhibitions, accompanied by significant publications, many of which were mounted in collaboration with, and traveled to, museums around the world.  Tinterow has contributed to dozens of exhibition catalogues and scholarly articles and has lectured extensively around the world.