13 Jan
Sun / 2013

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    “Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit” Closing Day Celebration

    Beck Building

    Bring the entire family to see the exhibition Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit before it closes. Throughout this special day, docents are stationed in the galleries to offer insight and answer questions, and families can participate[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    War in Art

    Law Building

    War seems to be an inevitable state of being for humanity.  In the nearly four millennia of recorded history there have been few in which a war was not waged somewhere on earth. While the[…]

  3. FILMS
    A Conversation with Author Nick Flynn

    Law Building

    A reception and book signing in the museum galleries follow this program. Nick Flynn and David Eagleman, two noted authors with Houston connections, come together on the occasion of Flynn’s latest book, The Reenactments: A[…]

  4. FILMS
    Love Brewed in an African Pot

    Law Building

    Love collides with social class and colonialism when Aba Appiah, born to privilege, falls in love with Joe Quansah, son of a fisherman. Her father, retired civil servant Kofi Appiah, has other plans for her,[…]

15 Jan
Tue / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Spain and the New World”

    Law Building

    The "discovery" and conquest of the Americas by Christopher Columbus, Hernán Cortés, and later explorers provided great wealth for Spain and other European nations who plundered natural resources including precious metals. But the indigenous peoples[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Workshop “Cabinet of Wonder”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    During the Renaissance era in Europe (approximately 14th to 17th centuries), a tradition emerged of collecting objects from nature, religion, and history, and displaying them in cabinets—or sometimes entire rooms. These were often called cabinets[…]

16 Jan
Wed / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Spain and the New World”

    Law Building

    The "discovery" and conquest of the Americas by Christopher Columbus, Hernán Cortés, and later explorers provided great wealth for Spain and other European nations who plundered natural resources including precious metals. But the indigenous peoples[…]

  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[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    “Visions of Fancy” Exhibition Tour

    Rienzi

    Discover the works of George Romney, one of the leading artists of late-18th-century England, on a docent-led exhibition tour of Visions of Fancy: George Romney, 18th-Century Paintings and Drawings. Rienzi, the MFAH house museum for European[…]

  4. LECTURES
    New Commons: Between Aesthetics & Engagement

    Law Building

    The lecture series brings together architects and scholars who redefine the capacity of architectural aesthetics in engaging with the world. Recent examples of architectural engagement frequently reduce the architect’s role to that of a problem[…]

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