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[…]

  5. LECTURES
    Why Classical Architecture Today?

    Law Building

    Presented by Allan Greenberg, founder of Allan Greenberg Architects, LLC Why is classical architecture the right language of form in the 21st century? Join Allan Greenberg as he discusses why he became a classical architect[…]

  6. 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[…]

14 Nov
Thu / 2013

  1. 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[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Antonio Berni: Un Radical Poético

    Beck Building

    Esta charla de Antonio Berni: Juanito y Ramona se presenta en español. / This tour of Antonio Berni: Juanito and Ramona is presented in Spanish. For this tour in English, see “Antonio Berni: Poetic Radical” and[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Arts of India

    Law Building

    This 45-minute tour takes you through the stunning Nidhika and Pershant Mehta Arts of India Gallery, which showcases a variety of art objects created since 10,000 BC—including brilliant contemporary art.

  4. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “Mahler, Strauss, Schoenberg”

    Law Building

    Presented by violinist Chavdar Parashkevov (Houston Grand Opera and Houston Ballet orchestras) and friends in conjunction with "Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna, 1897–1907." Vienna—often called the City of Music—was once at the heart of western musical tradition, with a[…]

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