13 Mar
Wed / 2013

  1. WORKSHOPS
    “Caveat Emptor” A Fakes & Forgeries Seminar

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Presented by Charles F. Hummel, retired senior deputy director, Winterthur. Two illustrated lectures offer a mini-course on the subject of fakes, forgeries, and reproductions of decorative arts made or used in America. The morning lecture[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Spring Break Family Art-Making Activity for MFAH Members

    Beck Building

    At this event for MFAH Members, each young artist creates a take-home work of art in the studio, inspired by the exhibition Picasso Black and White. Children explore the concept of value—the lightness and darkness[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Jacques Callot: Baroque Brilliance”

    Beck Building

    Jacques Callot was one of the most accomplished and inventive printmakers of the 17th century. Immerse yourself in Callot’s two worlds—court life and street life—as you learn more about a few etchings in the exhibition[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Spring Break “You’re the Artist! Celebrate Your Creativity with a Week of Storytime & Studio”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Look, discover, and create during Spring Break week at the MFAH. Families can have fun together at Storytime programs, Sketching in the Galleries, investigating works of art, creating art in the studio, and checking out self-guide[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “Women and Their Gardens”

    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 Rienzi and Bayou[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. 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[…]

  8. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Flower Hour at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Invite a friend and stroll through the historic Bayou Bend estate at twilight. The beautiful house interiors and 14 acres of gardens and woodlands are open for self-guided tours. Enjoy light refreshments and music on the[…]

  9. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “Women and Their Gardens”

    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 Rienzi and Bayou[…]

  10. PERFORMANCES
    Da Camera Concert “Diaghilev’s Paris”

    Law Building

    Music from two of Diaghilev’s legendary Ballets Russes productions: • The circus-themed 1917 ballet Parade, with a libretto by Jean Cocteau, music of Erik Satie, and sets and costumes by Pablo Picasso • Stravinsky’s seminal 1913[…]

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