27 Mar
Tue / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Ceramics: The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection”

    Beck Building

    Explore trends in contemporary ceramics—from functional vessels to sculptural works and hybrids of the two—on this 45-minute gallery talk in conjunction with the exhibition Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Ceramics: The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Hearst Foundation Evenings for Educators “Peace, War, and Economic Depression: Teaching the 20th Century with Art”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Evenings for Educators are professional-development programs designed for pre-K to 12th-grade teachers, curriculum specialists, and administrators. How do artists respond to diverse political and economic climates? How do they reflect on developing technologies, the horror of[…]

28 Mar
Wed / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski”

    Law Building

    Jules Olitski (1922–2007), one of America's last classic modern painters, created brilliant color harmonies and chromatic shifts in his paintings. Explore a survey of his work on this 45-minute gallery talk in conjunction with the exhibition Revelation: Major Paintings by[…]

  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. 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[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Lecture: The Beauty of the Contemplative Bodhisattva

    Beck Building

    Speaker: Min Byoungchan, head of the Special Exhibition Department, National Museum of Korea. Presented in conjunction with the reinstallation of the MFAH Arts of Korea Gallery. This event is open to the public. Admission is free. The lecture takes place in the American General[…]

29 Mar
Thu / 2012

  1. 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.

  2. LECTURES
    Artist Talk: Catherine Wagner on Photographs and Public Projects

    Law Building

    Catherine Wagner is an artist who works with elements of contemporary society and transforms them into conceptual images that investigate culture. For more than 30 years she has been a keen observer of the built environment,[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski”

    Law Building

    Jules Olitski (1922–2007), one of America's last classic modern painters, created brilliant color harmonies and chromatic shifts in his paintings. Explore a survey of his work on this 45-minute gallery talk in conjunction with the exhibition Revelation: Major Paintings by[…]

  4. FUNDRAISING EVENTS
    Bayou Bend Cocktail Party

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    An annual evening of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and music under a beautiful tent in the Diana Garden of Bayou Bend. This year's chairs are Kelly and Will Garwood. Individual tickets: $100. Proceeds support the operating budget of Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. For[…]

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