19 Jun
Tue / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: The Age of Empire

    Law Building

    Through the lens of exploration and colonization, see how disparate parts of the MFAH collection are connected on this 45-minute gallery talk.

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Tuesday Tea + Tour “The Treasures of Kenwood House, London”

    Beck Building

    This event is SOLD OUT. Click here for Japanese Tea + Tour dates. Experience the tradition of tea at the MFAH! These afternoon events are presented in celebration of the exhibition Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of[…]

20 Jun
Wed / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Summer Storytime Tours at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Storytime Tours introduce children to the magic of art and literature in an intimate house museum setting. Rienzi's Storytime Tour is a fun and interactive activity featuring stories related to themes highlighted in Rienzi's collection. Families are encouraged to bring your lunch[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: "Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London"

    Beck Building

    Explore the acclaimed works by the greatest old master artists never before seen outside of the United Kingdom on this 45-minute gallery talk.  From paintings by Rembrandt van Rijn, Thomas Gainsborough, and Anthony van Dyck to Frans Hals, Joshua Reynolds, and J. M.[…]

  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[…]

21 Jun
Thu / 2012

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Summer Art Detectives: Gallery Investigations + Studio

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Gallery Investigations + Studio • In the galleries, investigate a work of art by looking carefully, uncovering details, and thinking about the cool stuff you discover. Talk with an MFAH educator and use hands-on materials[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Me, Myself, and I: Self-Portraits”

    Beck Building

    Determining the messages artists are trying to communicate through their art leads to much speculation. But what are they trying to communicate when they use their own visage as subject matter? Join this guided, 45-minute[…]

  3. FILMS
    Ponyo

    Law Building

    Ponyo is a fish-girl who lives in an underwater castle with her father and several sisters. Wanting to see more of the world, she floats away on the back of a jellyfish and finds herself[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. LECTURES
    Trenton Doyle Hancock: In His Own Words

    The Glassell Studio School

    Trenton Doyle Hancock is the youngest artist to be included in the Whitney Biennial—twice; he was the focus of an installment of the PBS television series Art21; and he shows both nationally and worldwide. Hancock's recent editions have been printed through[…]

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