08 Jan
Sun / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio: Exploring a Mythical Masterwork “Orpheus Charming the Animals”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. On January 8, 15, 22, and 29, the Family Zone is located in the exhibition galleries of Dutch and Flemish Masterworks from the Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Highlights of the Peter Blum Edition Archive”

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute gallery talk, explore the process of contemporary printmaking through the prints and preparatory materials of contemporary masters such as Louise Bourgeois, Enzo Cucchi, Alex Katz, Brice Marden, and James Turrell. The exhibition Highlights of[…]

  3. FILMS
    The Mill and the Cross

    Law Building

    Renaissance painter and printmaker Pieter Bruegel (1525–1569) was renowned for his landscapes and peasant scenes. His masterpiece The Way to Calvary imagines the story of Christ’s Passion set in Flanders under brutal Spanish occupation in[…]

10 Jan
Tue / 2012

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Workshop: Symbols and Traditions in Dutch Paintings

    Beck Building

    Registration for this workshop opens Tuesday, December 6, 2011 @ 8:00 a.m. Homeschool Workshops are specially designed for families who homeschool their children and feature activities that encourage parents and children of all ages to[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Cultural Intersections

    Law Building

    Trade, war, diplomacy: What happens to artistic traditions when two cultures meet? Join this 45-minute gallery talk and see examples of cultural intersections in art.

11 Jan
Wed / 2012

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

    Beck Building

    See works of Czech avant-garde art that were hidden from the public during the Cold War, and discover a little-known chapter of 20th-century art. (This gallery talk lasts approx. 45 minutes.)

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club: January Discussion

    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[…]

  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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club: January Discussion

    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[…]

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