23 Aug
Tue / 2011

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Studio School Workshop: Mixed Media: Light Installation and Contemporary Art

    The Glassell Studio School

    Mixed Media: Light Installation and Contemporary Art - AW134-1 Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. August 23–October 4 (7 sessions) Portman $315 + $25 Lab Fee This workshop will explore the work of contemporary artists, such as[…]

14 Sep
Wed / 2011

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Studio School Workshop at Bayou Bend: Chalk Pastels

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, The Glassell Studio School

    Studio School Workshop at Bayou Bend’s Lora Jean Kilroy Visitor and Education Center "Chalk Pastels" 4 sessions: Wednesdays, September 14–October 5 (BBW101) $150 + $10 Lab Fee Instructor: Stephanie Martz This workshop offers a sampling[…]

01 Oct
Sat / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour: Lifestyles Around the World

    Beck Building

    Tour for MFAH Members Lifestyles Around the World The exhibition Life & Luxury: The Art of Living in Eighteenth-Century Paris allows you to experience—through art and material culture—a typical day in the life of elite Parisians. After[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: American Imagery in Prints of Robert Rauschenberg

    Beck Building

    Explore Robert Rauschenberg’s use of media imagery to foster an American identity. Through Selected Prints from the MFAH Collection—from pictures of President John F. Kennedy, to baseball games, to satellites—see how the artist captured an idealistic[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Art Outside: The Cullen Sculpture Garden”

    Beck Building

    Meet your tour guide in the Beck Building lobby. Explore the Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden on this 45-minute gallery talk. Consider the garden as a work of art in itself—a sculpture for sculpture designed[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: "Life & Luxury: The Art of Living in Eighteenth-Century Paris"

    Beck Building

    Experience the elegance of a typical day for elite 18th-century Parisians, through paintings, furniture, sculpture, timepieces, textiles, metalwork, musical instruments, maps, and more. This 45-minute gallery talk is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Life & Luxury:[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Spotlight on Egyptian Burials

    Beck Building

    Egyptian religion believed in resurrection after death. Join this 20-minute gallery talk and see how works of art from the MFAH collection reveal the process of preparing a body for this resurrection. Meet in the lobby[…]

  6. PERFORMANCES
    HGO Studio at Rienzi: Fall Performance

    Rienzi

    Rienzi continues its collaboration with Houston Grand Opera Studio to present sparkling evening recitals in Rienzi’s intimate Gallery. Audiences have the opportunity to experience the exceptional talent of these young, up-and-coming artists. This performance will[…]

02 Oct
Sun / 2011

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Free Family Day “A Harvest Celebration”

    Rienzi

    Celebrate the harvest season during this fall Family Day at Rienzi. Art activities include painting pumpkins; creating your own autumn wreath; and making seed and leaf collages. Bluegrass band Southern Light performs, and Rienzi docents lead[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art Improv

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Art Improv offers family fun on select first Sundays throughout the year. Choose a work of art anywhere in the museum and make friends with it—spend time sketching it, writing about it, and talking about[…]

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