15 Oct
Mon / 2012

  1. FILMS
    La Bohème

    Law Building

    Live piano accompaniment by Joseph Li, Shepherd School of Music, Rice University Houston Grand Opera sets the silent film alongside Puccini’s heartbreaking operatic score for a unique presentation of story, film, and music. This version of[…]

16 Oct
Tue / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Art and Politics

    Beck Building

    The MFAH becomes a stop on the campaign trail! Join this 45-minute gallery talk to explore the way politics—in its many forms—relates to art.

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Workshop “Symbols, Shapes, and Lines: Exploring Contemporary Latin American Art”

    Beck Building

    At this homeschool workshop, families explore a diverse collection of abstract art, from hanging wire sculptures to works that use lines and colors in inventive ways. In the studio, inspired by the art on view,[…]

17 Oct
Wed / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Keeping Up Appearances”

    Beck Building

    How do clothes and accessories shape viewers' interpretations of their identity? Explore this concept in different corners of the museum's collection on this 45-minute gallery talk.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    “Visions of Fancy” Exhibition Tour

    Rienzi

    Discover the works of George Romney, one of the leading artists of late-18th-century England, on a docent-led exhibition tour of Visions of Fancy: George Romney, 18th-Century Paintings and Drawings. Rienzi, the MFAH house museum for European[…]

  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[…]

18 Oct
Thu / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    “Visions of Fancy” Exhibition Tour

    Rienzi

    Discover the works of George Romney, one of the leading artists of late-18th-century England, on a docent-led exhibition tour of Visions of Fancy: George Romney, 18th-Century Paintings and Drawings. Rienzi, the MFAH house museum for European[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Book Tours “In Country” MFAH Collections

    Law Building

    After reading the MFAH Book Tours selection for fall 2012—In Country by Bobbie Ann Mason—join this tour for a cross-cultural look at works of art in the MFAH collections that relate to war and other prominent themes in the novel. Copies[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: The Age of Empire

    Law Building

    Through the lens of exploration and colonization, see how disparate parts of the MFAH collection are connected on this 45-minute gallery talk.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi Gallery Talk “Pembroke Table”

    Rienzi

    On the third Thursday of each month, Rienzi highlights a great work of art in the Rienzi Collection. Gallery Talks are given by museum curators, conservators, educators, and librarians. Caroline Cole, curatorial assistant for Rienzi,[…]

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