15 Oct
Tue / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Preschool Story Hour at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend offers Preschool Story Hour on the third Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. Stories are read aloud by an educator and are followed by an optional activity. Walk-ins are welcome, but advance reservation[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Aesthetic Attention in Designing Everyday Objects”

    Law Building

    Form meets function: On this 45-minute tour, explore how everyday utilitarian objects in the MFAH collections—from various parts of the world and across time periods—provided rich and interesting design and decoration to the households where they[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Homeschool Workshop: “Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes: Fashion in Art”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    This program is for homeschool families with children ages 4 to 12. Space is limited, so preregistration is required.  Homeschool families explore fashion in a diverse collection of art—from gold jewelry to elaborate hats and patterned[…]

16 Oct
Wed / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna, 1897–1907”

    Beck Building

    Instrumental in the modern-design revolution that swept Vienna at the turn of the 20th century, Koloman Moser (1868–1918) worked across varied types of media, in both two and three dimensions. Join this 45-minute tour of[…]

  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[…]

17 Oct
Thu / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Favorite Highlights”

    Law Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works in the MFAH collections on this 45-minute tour.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi Gallery Talk

    Rienzi

    On the third Thursday of each month, Rienzi highlights a great work of art in the Rienzi Collection. Gallery Talks are given by curators, conservators, educators, and librarians. Christine Gervais, associate curator for Rienzi, discusses[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Obras de Pablo Picasso en las Galerias del MFAH / Works by Pablo Picasso in the MFAH Collection

    Beck Building

    Esta gira se presenta en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. Acompañenos en una charla en las galerias del MFAH, acerca de la vida del artista, su arte, sus inspiraciones, sus pasiones, sus[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Aesthetic Attention in Designing Everyday Objects

    Law Building

    Form meets function: On this 45-minute tour, explore how everyday utilitarian objects in the MFAH collections—from various parts of the world and across time periods—provided rich and interesting design and decoration to the households where[…]

  5. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “Marigolds & Skulls”

    Law Building

    Speaker: photographer Geoff Winningham, the Lynette S. Audrey Chair in the Humanities and professor of visual and dramatic arts, Rice University. Presented in conjunction with Calaveras Mexicanas: The Art and Influence of José Guadalupe Posada. José Guadalupe Posada (1852–1913),[…]

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