10 Jul
Tue / 2012

  1. 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.[…]

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Tuesday Tea + Tour “Unrivalled Splendor: The Powers Collection of Japanese Art”

    Law Building

    Experience the traditions of tea at the MFAH! These afternoon events celebrate of the exhibition Unrivalled Splendor: The Kimiko and John Powers Collection of Japanese Art with a ceremony of the Japanese “way of tea.” Each event is accompanied[…]

11 Jul
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: Buddhism and Art

    Law Building

    From its roots in India through its spread across Asia, Buddhist art has reflected the history, beliefs, and expansion of the religion.  Discover the connection between Buddhism and art through the MFAH permanent collection and the temporary exhibition Unrivaled Splendor: The Kimiko[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club: July Discussion

    Rienzi

    Join the MFAH for good books and great conversations! The two MFAH house museums host a discussion series about books on life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at Rienzi[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club: July Discussion

    Rienzi

    Join the MFAH for good books and great conversations! The two MFAH house museums host a discussion series about books on life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at Rienzi[…]

12 Jul
Thu / 2012

  1. 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[…]

  2. FILMS
    The Cat Returns

    Law Building

    Free admission After high-school student Haru rescues an elegant black cat from being hit by a speeding delivery truck, the awkward teenager finds her locker inundated with gift-wrapped mice and her desk inscribed with crayoned[…]

  3. 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.

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