On March 6, 1999, Rienzi opened to the public for the first time during Azalea Trail—but the estate was getting lots of attention for azaleas much earlier.
Inside the MFAH
Posts by Stephanie Niemeyer
Stephanie Niemeyer is the manager of learning & interpretation at Rienzi. She received her BA in history from University of Texas Austin and an MLA in history from the University of St. Thomas.
As the annual Punch Party at Rienzi approaches, we take a look at an enigmatic punch bowl in the Rienzi Collection.
Striking Different Notes: Two Magnificent Still Lifes from the MFAH Collections
Symphonies of Color
“Pre-Code” Films Explained: 3 Questions
MFAH Films: Hollywood’s “Pre-Code” Era
William Forsythe Inspires Movement with “Choreographic Objects”
Photography at the Nexus of Music and Fashion
Celebrate the 4th of July with George Washington at Bayou Bend
Harry Bertoia: The Miracle of Sound
Music on the Plaza: Artist Emily Fens and “Brainbloom”