06 Oct
Sun / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Opening Weekend in the Studio

    Beck Building

    Friend to Foe: Benjamin West and John Singleton Copley Celebrate the opening of American Adversaries: West and Copley in a Transatlantic World with an art-making project in the studio, inspired by works of art in the[…]

  3. FILMS
    Manhattan Short Film Festival

    Law Building

     "One World. One Week. One Festival." During the week of September 27 to October 6, more than 100,000 people in some 300 cities across six continents gather in various venues to view and vote for the[…]

08 Oct
Tue / 2013

  1. 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[…]

  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[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Words and Images: Korean Uigwe Royal Documents

    Beck Building

    Presented by Yi Song-mi, PhD, professor emerita of art history, Academy of Korean Studies, Seoul Guided by the Confucian principles of ethics and propriety, the Joseon court conducted its state rites such as royal weddings,[…]

09 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[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Infinite Islands: Art, Internationalization, and Cultural Dynamics

    Beck Building

    Presented by Gerardo Mosquera, freelance curator and art critic In this public lecture, sponsored by the MFAH patron group Latin Maecenas and Rice University's Department of Art History and the Dean of Humanities, Gerardo Mosquera[…]

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