17 Mar
Sat / 2012

  1. EVENTS
    Members Tour: The Glassell Collections of African, Indonesian, and Pre-Columbian Gold

    Beck Building

    Houston philanthropist Alfred C. Glassell, Jr., had a passion for collecting, a fascination with gold art objects, and a desire to share them with the world. Like the cultures that fashioned these treasures, he valued[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Exhibition Film Screening “Jules Olitski: Modern Master”

    Law Building

    Jules Olitski: Modern Master Continuous screenings of 22-minute documentary, 12 noon to 3 p.m. in Brown Auditorium Theater.  Interviews with friends and peers, as well as rarely seen footage of the artist in his studio, eloquently portray the superb[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Crowning Achievements

    Law Building

    On this 20-minute gallery talk, explore crowns—valued as symbols of power and for the precious materials from which they are made.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: The Medium Is the Message

    Beck Building

    How important is an artist’s choice of materials? Join this guided gallery talk for an exploration of artworks in which the medium impacts the meaning. (This gallery talk lasts approx. 45 minutes.)  

  5. WORKSHOPS
    Artist Workshop: Watercolors in the Gardens

    Rienzi

    THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT  Explore your creative side while developing new skills during Spring House and Gardens Days. An artist’s paradise of a delightful springtime palette awaits participants, who will learn about watercolor painting techniques and how to render colorful studies[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Elegant Perfection: Masterpieces of Courtly and Religious Japanese Art”

    Law Building

    Explore the museum's new Arts of Japan Gallery on this 45-minute gallery talk, which covers major themes and traditions in Japanese art. Presented in conjunction with Elegant Perfection: Masterpieces of Courtly and Religious Japanese Art.

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Ramesses II

    Beck Building

    Join this this 20-minute gallery talk to see how the power of one of ancient Egypt's longest-ruling pharaohs—Ramesses the Great—is expressed through sculpture.

  8. LECTURES
    Lecture “The Curse of the Pharaohs”

    Law Building

    Friday and Saturday Afternoon Lectures The Curse of the Pharaohs Presented by David Silverman, national curator for the exhibition Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs; curator-in-charge of the Egyptian collection, University of Pennsylvania Museum; and the Eckley[…]

  9. PERFORMANCES
    HGO Studio at Rienzi: March Performance

    Rienzi

    Rienzi continues its collaboration with Houston Grand Opera Studio to present sparkling evening recitals in Rienzi’s intimate Gallery. Audiences have the opportunity to experience the exceptional talent of these young, up-and-coming artists. A wine and[…]

  10. FILMS
    Restoration

    Law Building

    Seventy-year-old Yaakov Fidelman (The Band’s Visit’s Sasson Gabai) is thrown into turmoil after the sudden death of his long-time partner in a Tel Aviv antiques restoration workshop. Just as his ambitious son Noah (Nevo Kimhi)[…]

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