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[…]

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[…]

  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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exhibition Celebration "Trash to Treasure"

    Law Building

    A Kinder Foundation Education Center Exhibition: Trash to Treasure Bring your family and friends to celebrate DRAW Academy Charter School! The MFAH invites you to a reception honoring the 23 talented young artists from DRAW Academy who created[…]

  5. FILMS
    Kind Hearts and Coronets

    Law Building

    Chosen by Meredith Long, owner of Meredith Long & Company A reception in the museum galleries follows the screening This comedy of epic proportions follows the story of a distant relative (Dennis Price) of the[…]

04 Oct
Tue / 2011

  1. 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[…]

05 Oct
Wed / 2011

  1. 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:[…]

  2. 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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