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,[…]

20 Oct
Thu / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Spotlight on Mary Cassatt “Painter and Printmaker”

    Beck Building

    Mary Cassatt—the only American artist directly affiliated with the French Impressionist movement—is today remembered for her intimate domestic scenes. On this 20-minute gallery talk, explore a painting and a print by Cassatt (1844–1926), and see[…]

09 Nov
Wed / 2011

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Studio School Workshop at Bayou Bend: Pen and Ink Drawing

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, The Glassell Studio School

    Studio School Workshop at Bayou Bend’s Lora Jean Kilroy Visitor and Education Center "Pen and Ink Drawing" 3 sessions: Wednesdays, November 9–30 (no class November 23) (BBW103) $120 + $10 Lab Fee     Instructor: Stephanie Martz[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “The Spirit of Modernism”

    Law Building

    See examples of Modernist American art spanning many artistic genres, including painting, sculpture, photography, and contemporary arts and design. This 45-minute gallery talk is presented in conjunction with the cross-departmental exhibition The Spirit of Modernism:[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club November Discussion Session

    Rienzi

    Rienzi and Bayou Bend host a history book discussion series about life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at Rienzi and Bayou Bend, this book club offers free discussion on[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    A close exploration of the porcelain splendors at Rienzi, this tour introduces visitors to the inspiring development of "white gold" in Europe during the 18th century. Discover the monarchs and vibrant commercial markets that fed[…]

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club November Discussion Session

    Rienzi

    Rienzi and Bayou Bend host a history book discussion series about life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at Rienzi and Bayou Bend, this book club offers free discussion on[…]

10 Nov
Thu / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: "New Formations: Czech Avant-Garde Art and Modern Glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen Collection"

    Beck Building

    Discover a little-known chapter of 20th-century art! The exhibition New Formations presents works of Czech avant-garde art that were often hidden from the public during the Cold War. This gallery talk lasts about 45 minutes.[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Book Club Walk-in Tour “Cleopatra”

    Beck Building

    This fall, the MFAH Book Club looks to ancient Egypt and the Middle East with two internationally minded selections: Cleopatra: A Life (2010), a biography by Stacy Schiff, and My Name is Red (1998), a[…]

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