14 Nov
Tue / 2017

  1. LECTURES
    A Community Conversation at MECA Houston “HOME—So Different, So Appealing”

    Off-site

    During a free community conversation, artists and curators explore differences and similarities within artworks related to immigration and political repression, utopian ideals, dislocation and diaspora.
    Event location: MECA Houston • 1900 Kane Street

15 Nov
Wed / 2017

  1. LECTURES
    Kinder Institute for Urban Research Forum Lecture “Hope in Challenging Times: Cities Are Leading the Way in Tackling Our Toughest Issues”

    Law Building

    Former White House official and current policy institute officer Cecilia Muñoz presents a free discussion in the ongoing Kinder Institute for Urban Research Forum Lecture series.

16 Nov
Thu / 2017

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk at Rienzi “J. & W. Cary’s Terrestrial Globe”

    Rienzi

    Each month, Rienzi highlights a great work of art in its collection. In February, join Christine Gervais, director of Rienzi and curator of decorative arts, for a discussion about a historic globe.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute docent-led tour explores the exhibition The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta and encourages visitors to discuss the artwork together.

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Health & Wellness “Modern Art + Meditation” Presented by MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Beck Building

    At this free program, learn how meditation has been used throughout the ages. Take home techniques you can incorporate into everyday life, and discover how modern art can inspire a deeper sense of self-awareness.

  4. LECTURES
    Artists’ Conversation “HOME—So Different, So Appealing”

    Law Building

    This free discussion presents insights from artists featured in HOME—So Different, So Appealing, as well as from the exhibition’s curators.

  5. PERFORMANCES
    Houston Grand Opera Studio: Recital at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Sparkling evening recitals in Rienzi’s intimate galleries feature the exceptional talents of up-and-coming Houston Grand Opera Studio artists. 

17 Nov
Fri / 2017

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute docent-led tour explores the exhibition The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta and encourages visitors to discuss the artwork together.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Rienzi Reels “To Catch a Thief”

    Rienzi

    Pack a picnic and enjoy the beautiful backdrop of Rienzi’s Camellia Garden for an outdoor movie screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s To Catch a Thief, starring Cary Grant and Grace Kelly.

18 Nov
Sat / 2017

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Members Daytime Preview “Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands”

    Beck Building

    MFAH members are invited to preview Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands before the exhibition opens to the public. Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

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