27 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[…]

28 Jun
Thu / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    MFAH Book Tour “An Artist of the Floating World”

    Law Building

    If you have read An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro, you are invited to a guided tour featuring the exhibition Unrivalled Splendor: The Kimiko and John Powers Collection of Japanese Art, as well[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    MFAH Summer Art Detectives: Gallery Investigations + Sketching

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Gallery Investigations + Sketching • Visit the Gallery Cart to get involved with looking games; touch hands-on materials; and talk about what you see with a friendly MFAH educator. At each program, families investigate art from[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. FILMS
    Summer Wars

    Law Building

    This animated cyberpunk/sci-fi story is a visual tour-de-force. Kenji is a teenage math prodigy recruited by his secret crush Natsuki for the ultimate summer job—passing himself off as Natsuki’s boyfriend for four days during her[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. 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.

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk: Anthony van Dyck

    Beck Building

    Flemish painter Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) captured the look of "casual elegance" in his portraits that would influence the genre of portrait painting.  Explore this look through two portraits of important figures from the English court on this 20-minute gallery talk. This[…]

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