06 Dec
Tue / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Frozen in Time: Still-Life Painting”

    Beck Building

    Although still-life painting was mastered by the ancient Greeks, the style went dormant until a spectacular resurgence in popularity across Europe in the 17th century. This 45-minute gallery talk explores still lifes, once considered the lowest of all[…]

07 Dec
Wed / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Arts of Antiquity

    Beck Building

    Put the Egyptian art of the King Tut exhibition in context: Join this 45-minute gallery talk and explore the artistic traditions of the ancient Mediterranean, through the MFAH collection of antiquities.

  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[…]

08 Dec
Thu / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Highlights of the MFAH

    Law Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works of art in the MFAH collections on this 45-minute gallery talk.  

  2. 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[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Artful Thursday “Star Bright: The Annual Ornament-Making Extravaganza”

    Law Building

    Star Bright is the theme of this year’s Artful Thursday Ornament-Making Extravaganza—an artist-led workshop especially for adults. Create your own holiday stars inspired by great treasures of art from around the world. Handmade ornaments are[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Artist’s Talk: Photographer Gay Block on “About Love”

    Law Building

    Join artist Gay Block for an intimate discussion of her new book About Love, a survey of her most intimate and moving portraits. A book signing follows. Block began her career as a portrait photographer in 1973 with portraits of[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts”

    Beck Building

    Explore Islamic art and culture through the universal tradition of gift giving: from personal gifts, to gifts for religious institutions, to gifts of diplomatic significance.  This gallery talk lasts 45 minutes.

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Spotlight on the Ibis in Egyptian Art

    Beck Building

    In Egyptian art, the ibis represents the god of wisdom and writing. Join this 20-minute gallery talk to explore the symbol of the ibis in Egyptian works of art from the MFAH collection. Meet in[…]

09 Dec
Fri / 2011

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: Student Art Sale

    The Glassell Studio School

    The Glassell School of Art has moved the annual Student Art Sale back to December. This year´s Studio School Student Art Sale takes place December 9 and 10. Visitors can shop for student works from[…]

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