31 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 EXPERIENCES
    Twilight Tour at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Relax and enjoy the beauty and serenity of the Rienzi estate, art collection, and gardens at twilight. A violinist and violist from Fine Arts Strings serenade guests, while wine and light bites are served. Rienzi docents stationed throughout the house greet visitors[…]

  3. FILMS
    Houston Public Library Reel Teen Film Festival 2012

    Law Building

    Many of the award winners from this annual contest will be screened, with filmmakers in attendance. Houston Public Library annually solicits entries from teens throughout the greater Houston area, with work submitted in categories including narrative, documentary,[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Inspired by the Past

    Law Building

    Artists are frequently inspired by history, whether through cultural traditions or their own biographies. Join this 45-minute, guided gallery talk and explore works of art by artists who have given a nod to the past[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: “The Porcelain Carpet” by Marek Cecula

    Beck Building

    Not your typical living-room rug! Join this 20-minute gallery talk and see how 192 ceramic plates, when installed together, form a complete carpet. Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Ceramics: The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection.

01 Jun
Fri / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Highlights of the MFAH

    Law Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works of art in the MFAH collections on this 45-minute gallery talk.  

  2. LECTURES
    Lecture “Van Dyck and Gainsborough: Painters to Royalty”

    Law Building

    This lecture is presented in conjunction with Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London. A reception and tour follow. Speaker: David E. Brauer, senior lecturer, Glassell School of Art. Open to the public. Free with general museum admission. MFAH[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Members Preview Party & Members Lecture “Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London”

    Beck Building

    MFAH Members Preview Party Viewing of Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London before the exhibition opens to the public. ♦ Music ♦ Cash bar For all levels of membership. Please present your MFAH membership card and[…]

  4. FILMS
    On the Vitaphone: 1927–30

    Law Building

    Vitaphone technology was an early method of syncing recorded sound to film via 16” shellac discs. Film critics were astounded that vocal and musical reproductions could sound so “natural.” Of course, the silent cinema was never[…]

02 Jun
Sat / 2012

  1. EVENTS
    Members Daytime Preview “Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London”

    Beck Building

    Preview for MFAH Members Viewing of Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London before the exhibition opens to the public. For all levels of membership. Please present your MFAH membership card and photo ID for admission. Not an MFAH[…]

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