11 Apr
Wed / 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
    History Book Club: April Discussion

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Rienzi and Bayou Bend host a monthly history book discussion series about life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at Rienzi and Bayou Bend, this book club offers free discussions each month.[…]

  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. LECTURES
    Poetry Salon: Joseph Campana’s “Natural Selections”

    Beck Building

    The Iowa Poetry Prize, awarded annually by the University of Iowa Press, is one of the leading national poetry awards. New and established poets are invited to submit manuscripts for consideration, and only two are selected. Joseph[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club: April Discussion

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Rienzi and Bayou Bend host a monthly history book discussion series about life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at Rienzi and Bayou Bend, this book club offers free discussions each month.[…]

12 Apr
Thu / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Artists and Their Models

    Beck Building

    From inspirational muses to relatives who would pose for free, models have had interesting and unique relationships with the artists who painted them. Join a 45-minute gallery talk and learn about some of these fascinating duos.

  2. 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[…]

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Twilight Talk “Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle, and Victorian Domestic Architecture”

    Rienzi

    Rienzi opens the doors at twilight! Treat yourself to an engaging lecture, an open house tour of the collection, and social time over wine and bites. This evening, enjoy a discussion about the castle that provides the setting[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “CORE Performance Company Dance Event: The Flow of Color”

    Law Building

    In a career that spanned six decades, Jules Olitski (1922–2007) never lost his sense of playfulness, capturing both color and light in radiant, luminous canvases. Continually pushing the limits of painting, color, scale, and composition,[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Utopia/Dystopia: Construction and Destruction in Photography and Collage”

    Beck Building

    Explore the ways in which artists use photography to project a political, social, or cultural state of utopia or dystopia on this 45-minute gallery talk in the exhibition Utopia/Dystopia: Construction and Destruction in Photography and Collage. Ranging in date[…]

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