11 Nov
Mon / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Café Vienna

    Beck Building

    Slip into Café Vienna to enjoy Austrian music, bites, coffee, and wine in a café environment specially designed by Punita Valambhia Interiors in collaboration with Decorative Center Houston. These special exhibition viewings only take place[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Café Vienna

    Beck Building

    Slip into Café Vienna to enjoy Austrian music, bites, coffee, and wine in a café environment specially designed by Punita Valambhia Interiors in collaboration with Decorative Center Houston. These special exhibition viewings only take place[…]

12 Nov
Tue / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Homeschool Workshop “A Design Revolution: Exploring the Art of Koloman Moser”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    This program is for homeschool families with children ages 4 to 12. Space is limited, so preregistration is required. Families explore furniture, jewelry, ceramics, posters, and more in the exhibition Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna,[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “American Adversaries: West and Copley in a Transatlantic World”

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute tour of American Adversaries: West and Copley in a Transatlantic World, see the exhibition which charts the rise and spectacular success of contemporary history painting in the 18th century through the lives[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Homeschool Workshop “A Design Revolution: Exploring the Art of Koloman Moser”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    This program is for homeschool families with children ages 4 to 12. Space is limited, so preregistration is required. Families explore furniture, jewelry, ceramics, posters, and more in the exhibition Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna,[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Bound by Thread: American Women and the Needlework Tradition

    Law Building

    Presented by Linda Eaton, John L. & Marjorie P. McGraw Director of Collections and Senior Curator of Textiles, Winterthur The term “material culture” has been developed to describe a multidisciplinary approach to the study of[…]

13 Nov
Wed / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    A close exploration of the porcelain splendors at Rienzi, this tour introduces visitors to the inspiring development of "white gold" in Europe during the 18th century. Discover the monarchs and vibrant commercial markets that fed[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “A Sense of Place”

    Beck Building

    Artists throughout time have chosen places or settings—inside and outside, realistic or imaginary—to showcase their technical prowess and poetic interpretation. On this 45-minute tour, discover the variety of ways that a place is conveyed to[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “The Real Jane Austen”

    Rienzi

    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[…]

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