22 Oct
Mon / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Open House: Rienzi Docent Program

    Rienzi

    Do you love learning and enjoy sharing knowledge with others? Do you have an interest in European art and Houston history? Are you looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity? If so, consider starting your new[…]

23 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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Tuesday Tea + Tour at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens offers a unique experience that includes afternoon tea in the Cottage Courtyard and a 50-minute, docent-led tour of the collection, housed in the former home of legendary collector Ima Hogg. Bayou[…]

  3. WORKSHOPS
    Hearst Foundation Evenings for Educators “An African American in Paris: The Soulful Pilgrimage of Henry Ossawa Tanner”

    Law Building

    The life of Henry Ossawa Tanner may star an African American living at the turn of the 20th century, but his art tells the story of religion, community, and family. Tanner’s life, art, and travels[…]

24 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 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[…]

25 Oct
Thu / 2012

  1. 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.

  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. LECTURES
    Lecture and Discussion with Architect Peter Bohlin

    Law Building

    This event is SOLD OUT. Standby tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 4:30 p.m. on the day of the lecture (October 25) at the Brown Auditorium Theater box office. Please note[…]

  4. 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[…]

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