03 Oct
Wed / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Keeping Up Appearances

    Law 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, which includes photography from the exhibition Public Dress.

  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[…]

  3. LECTURES
    NEXT: Four Takes on the Future of Architectural Education

    Law Building

    On the occasion of the joint centennial of Rice University and the Rice School of Architecture, as well as the Rice Design Alliance’s 40th anniversary, this lecture series addresses the future of architectural education and[…]

04 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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    First Thursday Sketching

    Law Building

    On the first Thursday of every month, sketch works of art in the museum galleries during this free informal program. An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to get you[…]

  3. LECTURES
    “The Man in Cavendish Square” Romney, Reynolds, and the Politics of Portraiture

    Law Building

    Presented by Martin Postle, assistant director for academic activities, the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London, and a leading expert on the art of Sir Joshua Reynolds Sir Joshua Reynolds, first president[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Constructed Dialogues: Concrete, Geometric, and Kinetic Art from the Latin American Art Collection”

    Beck Building

    See different avant-garde movements led by Latin American artists when you join this 45-minute gallery talk to explore the exhibition Constructed Dialogues: Concrete, Geometric, and Kinetic Art from the Latin American Art Collection​.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk “For the Worshipers” by Noh Sang Kyoon

    Law Building

    Join this 20-minute gallery talk and explore the striking sculpture For the Worshipers, by Korean artist Noh Sang Kyoon (born 1958).

05 Oct
Fri / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Vincent van Gogh’s “The Rocks”

    Beck Building

    Explore the MFAH collections one masterpiece at a time! Every Friday at lunchtime, join a 20-minute gallery talk and work your way around the world and through time. This week's featured highlight is the dynamic[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Public to Private Narrative in Early Baroque to Early Modern Italian Painting

    Law Building

    Speaker: David Brauer, senior lecturer, Glassell School of Art Prior to the modern period, the function of paintings was to tell stories, and those who commissioned the paintings knew the stories. This lecture focuses on biblical,[…]

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