The education department is involved in the planning and implementation of adult lectures, performances, tours and courses. Lecture series include the John A. Beck Memorial Lecture, inaugurated April 20, 1975; the Shartle Symposium, an annual symposium established in 1975 in memory of Ruth K Shartle, longtime museum benefactor; The Virginia and Ira Jackson lecture, endowed in 1998 and devoted to the subject of prints and drawings; the annual Houston Antiques Dealers Association (HADA) lectures produced in collaboration with the MFAH; The Eleanor and Frank Freed biennial lecture, established in 1996; an annual lecture on Asian Art cosponsored with the Asia Society of Texas since 1994; and the Five-A annual lecture, inaugurated by the African American Art Advisory Association (Five-A) in 1998.
From the description of Department of education : adult program files, 1974-1999 (bulk1986-1998). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 166478559