18 Dec
Wed / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Pattern and Design through the History of Art”

    Beck Building

    From ancient caves to contemporary art, patterns and designs have always been a part of artistic expression. On this 45-minute tour, visit works of art in the galleries that stretch across time and continents, and[…]

  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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    The Museum closes at 3 p.m. today

    Law Building, Beck Building

    In preparation for a private event, the Beck Building and Law Building close two hours early, today only, at 3 p.m.

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Holiday Home Tour at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Get in the spirit of the season by touring Rienzi while it is beautifully decorated to celebrate the holidays. Enjoy live seasonal music and a reception complete with holiday goodies. Docents guide visitors though the[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Yuletide Nights: Spirits of Holidays Past

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens presents a night of holiday cheer and live music! Taste festive foods of the past, including adult beverages, and see costumed actors bring the exhibition Yuletide: Holiday Time at Bayou[…]

19 Dec
Thu / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Favorite Highlights

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute tour features some of the best-known and best-loved works in the MFAH collections. Each tour is a unique experience as the docent selects different works of art for each gallery talk.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi Gallery Talk “John F. Staub’s Rienzi”

    Rienzi

    On the third Thursday of each month, Rienzi highlights a great work of art in the Rienzi Collection. Gallery Talks are given by museum curators, conservators, educators, and librarians. In January 1951, Carroll Sterling and[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Delicious Art”

    Beck Building

    Food has always been an immediate and readily available subject that artists could use to show off their technical skills and to share other cultural, familial, and religious symbolism. This delicious tour of artworks in[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Arte Delicioso

    Beck Building

    Esta charla se presenta en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. For this tour in English, see “Delicious Art” and Lunch + Look “Delicious Art.” Para los artistas, la comida siempre ha sido un tema[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Portions of Beck Building Close Early Today / Law Building Open as Usual

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Today only, portions of the Beck Building (1st floor and 2nd floor) close early, at 6 p.m. The lower level, including Cafe Express and the exhibition Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna, 1897–1907, remains open as usual, until[…]

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