16 Oct
Sun / 2011

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Bayou Bend Family Day: The Art of Dining

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend's October Family Day takes a look at American foodways, from the dining table to food on the go. Explore the history of food and eating in America through performances, demonstrations, art activities, and tours[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio “Yellow Squared: Explore a Contemporary Painting by Frank Stella”

    Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. On October 9, 16, and 23, look for signs in the lobbies to tell you which gallery the Family Zone is located in that day. Spend some time[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Prominent Patinas

    Beck Building

    Are the surfaces of sculptures—with their interesting colorations and textures—a product of the artistic process or the passing of time? Join this this 45-minute gallery talk to find out which patinas are applied and which are acquired.[…]

  4. PERFORMANCES
    Early Music Southwest at Rienzi “Schubertiade”

    Rienzi

    A reception with wine and light hors d’oeuvres follows the recital. (For a sneak preview, check out the entry in Rienzi's blog, "The Gilded Dish.") Early Music Southwest, an international collaboration of baroque music professionals, presents[…]

  5. FILMS
    Film Socialisme

    The Glassell Studio School

    These screenings take place in the Freed Auditorium, located in the MFAH Glassell School of Art at 5101 Montrose. Seating is limited! Legendary director Jean-Luc Godard returns to the screen with Film Socialisme, a magisterial[…]

18 Oct
Tue / 2011

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Studio School Workshop: Mixed Media: Lit from Within

    The Glassell Studio School

    Mixed Media: Lit from Within - AW936-2 Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. October 18–November 29 (7 sessions) Instructor: Portman $315 + $25 Lab Fee This workshop addresses art made on transparent and translucent surfaces (glass, Plexiglas,[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Acid on Metal: The Art of Etching and Aquatint”

    Beck Building

    The printmaking processes of etching and aquatint require the biting of a metal plate with acid to incise a design. On this 45-minute gallery talk, take a closer look at these methods through the works of[…]

19 Oct
Wed / 2011

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Studio School Workshop at Bayou Bend: Charcoal Washes

    The Glassell Studio School, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Studio School Workshop at Bayou Bend’s Lora Jean Kilroy Visitor and Education Center "Charcoal Washes" 3 sessions: Wednesdays, October 19–November 2 (BBW102) $120 + $10 Lab Fee Instructor: Stephanie Martz Enhance your drawing skills in[…]

  2. 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:[…]

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

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