20 May
Sun / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Bayou Bend Family Day: Texas Legends

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend honors Miss Ima Hogg and her fellow Texas legends with a celebration of the Lone Star State! Performances, activities, and crafts pay tribute to diverse elements of Texas history such as the Alamo[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Film Screening & Reading “The Road to Timbuktu”

    Law Building

    Film Screening: The Road to Timbuktu 1:00 p.m. Just prior to the European Renaissance, Timbuktu was a famous university town, a center of learning, wisdom, and spirituality. Discover more about this mysterious and captivating city[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone & Studio: Latin American Art

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Every Sunday, it's ArtTime/FamilyTime at the MFAH. On May 13, 20, and 27,* look for signs in the main lobbies to tell you which gallery the Family Zone is located in that day. Spend time with friendly family[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Drawings by Rembrandt, His Students, and Circle”

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute gallery talk, discover drawings by Rembrandt van Rijn—the 17th-century Dutch master—and his contemporaries. Explore the role of drawing in Rembrandt's own creative process and teaching methods, and see sheets that have never been exhibited before. Presented in conjunction with the[…]

  5. FILMS
    This Is Your Life: Holocaust Stories

    Law Building

    Introduced by Julie Kohner, daughter of Holocaust survivor Hanna Bloch Kohner The TV series This Is Your Life, hosted by Ralph Edwards, paid tribute to notable people and aired on NBC from 1952 to 1961. Not only movie and television stars received the This Is[…]

22 May
Tue / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Masterworks of Latin American Art”

    Beck Building

    Explore paintings by 20th-century Latin American masters on this 45-minute gallery talk presented in conjunction with the exclusive loan exhibition Modern and Contemporary Masterworks from Malba - Fundación Costantini.

23 May
Wed / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Frozen in Time: Still-Life Painting”

    Beck Building

    Although still-life painting was mastered by the ancient Greeks, the style went dormant until a spectacular resurgence in popularity across Europe in the 17th century. This 45-minute gallery talk explores still lifes, once considered the lowest of all[…]

  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[…]

24 May
Thu / 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. 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[…]

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