19 Mar
Tue / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Preschool Story Hour at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend offers Preschool Story Hour on the third Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. Stories are read aloud by an educator and are followed by an optional activity. Walk-ins are welcome, but advance reservation[…]

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Workshop “Picasso Black and White”

    Beck Building

    Homeschool families explore a variety of works in the ticketed exhibition Picasso Black and White, then create their own works of art in the studio, inspired by what they have seen. Homeschool workshops, specially designed for[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Mirrors and Models”

    Beck Building

    What is the relationship between artists and models? Explore the connection in self-portraits and portraits of others—often family and friends—from different vantage points and in a variety of settings. ► Admission is free when you[…]

20 Mar
Wed / 2013

  1. 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[…]

  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
    HADA Lecture “Ireland on a World Stage, 1690–1840”

    Law Building

    Speaker: Christopher Monkhouse, the Art Institute of Chicago. Made possible through proceeds from the Houston Antiques Dealers Association 2013 Spring Antigues Show and Sale, March 22–24. Opening in 2014 at the Art Institute of Chicago, Ireland[…]

21 Mar
Thu / 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
    Gallery Talk at Rienzi: Book Design in the 20th Century

    Rienzi

    Jon Evans, director of the MFAH Hirsch Library, addresses several 20th-century books in the Rienzi Library that comprise unusual or unique designs, each a clear reflection of its time. Books featured include examples from Art Deco,[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Inspired by the Past”

    Beck Building

    How have artists drawn inspiration from the past? During this 45-minute Gallery Talk, delve into visual and philosophical connections between earlier and later generations of artists. ► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from[…]

  4. LECTURES
    HADA Lecture “Ireland on a World Stage, 1690–1840”

    Law Building

    Speaker: Christopher Monkhouse, the Art Institute of Chicago. Made possible through proceeds from the Houston Antiques Dealers Association 2013 Spring Antigues Show and Sale, March 22–24. Opening in 2014 at the Art Institute of Chicago, Ireland[…]

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