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[…]

12 Jan
Thu / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Book Club Walk-in Tour “My Name Is Red”

    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[…]

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

    Beck 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. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “The Kaleidoscopic Brain”

    Law Building

    Presented by David Eagleman, assistant professor, Department of Neuroscience; assistant professor, Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; director, Laboratory for Perception and Action; and director, Initiative on Neuroscience and Law, Baylor College of Medicine Imagine[…]

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