13 Nov
Tue / 2012

  1. LECTURES
    The 2012 Julia Picton Wallace Floral Design Demonstration

    Law Building

    The Julia Picton Wallace Lecture, sponsored by the Bass Wallace family in memory of one of the most beloved and accomplished members of The Garden Club of Houston, offers a fitting gift to the community[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Workshop “Meet Henry Ossawa Tanner: An African American Artist”

    Beck Building

    SOLD OUT For information on upcoming workshops, click here. At this homeschool workshop, families explore the exhibition Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit and see the work of an African American artist who was inspired to[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: All that Glitters

    Law Building

    Despite the old maxim, much of what glitters at the MFAH is, indeed, gold. Join this 45-minute gallery talk and explore the use of this precious material across cultures.

  4. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Workshop “Meet Henry Ossawa Tanner: An African American Artist”

    Beck Building

    SOLD OUT For information on upcoming workshops, click here. At this homeschool workshop, families explore the exhibition Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit and see the work of an African American artist who was inspired to[…]

  5. WORKSHOPS
    Hearst Foundation Evenings for Educators “WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath”

    Law Building

    The exhibition WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath takes an unprecedented look at the experience of war through photography. Images by military, commercial, amateur, and art photographers are presented thematically, spanning 28 nations,[…]

14 Nov
Wed / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit”

    Beck Building

    Working in an expatriate community in turn-of-the-century Paris, African American artist Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859–1937) infused his religious paintings with the modernist sensibility of the times. Explore the retrospective Modern Spirit on this 45-minute gallery talk.[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “Inheritance”

    Rienzi

    Look to the MFAH for good books and great conversations! The two MFAH house museums host a discussion series about books on life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at Rienzi and Bayou[…]

  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. FILMS
    LĀSYA KĀVYA: The World of Alarmél Valli

    Law Building

    Alarmél Valli is one of India’s most iconic dancers and choreographers. Internationally acclaimed for her distinctive dance style—classical yet contemporary, precise yet poetic—Valli has performed in major festivals and theaters worldwide. The new documentary LĀSYA[…]

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