08 Jan
Tue / 2013

  1. 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[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. WORKSHOPS
    Hearst Foundation Evenings for Educators “Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado”

    Law Building

    Experience the Golden Age of Spanish art. Spend the evening with portraits, mythological scenes, devotional paintings, and exquisite still lifes that span nearly four centuries of Spanish history. Don’t miss these extraordinary works by some[…]

09 Jan
Wed / 2013

  1. 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[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “The Wordy Shipmates”

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Look to 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[…]

  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. 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[…]

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “The Wordy Shipmates”

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Look to 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[…]

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