17 Apr
Wed / 2013

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Florescence “Treasure”

    Beck Building

    Florescence is one of the largest competitive national flower shows sanctioned by the Garden Club of America. This marvelous biennial event is presented by The Garden Club of Houston, River Oaks Garden Club, and the[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Jewelry Trunk Show: Designer Mindy Lam

    MFA Shop

    Meet jewelry designer Mindy Lam at The MFAH Shop during Florescence "Illusions." Lam's sensitivity to nature, and her floral inspiration, come from growing up in China—a land of roses, peonies, orchids, and camellias. A native of[…]

  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[…]

  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[…]

18 Apr
Thu / 2013

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Jewelry Trunk Show: Designer Mindy Lam

    MFA Shop

    Meet jewelry designer Mindy Lam at The MFAH Shop during Florescence "Illusions." Lam's sensitivity to nature, and her floral inspiration, come from growing up in China—a land of roses, peonies, orchids, and camellias. A native of[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Medium Is the Message”

    Beck Building

    How important is an artist’s choice of materials? During this 45-minute Gallery Talk, discover works of art in which the medium shapes the meaning. ► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from that day's[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk at Rienzi “La Fée aux fleurs”

    Rienzi

    Jane Gillies, objects and sculpture conservator at the MFAH, discusses La Fée aux fleurs, a turn-of-the-20th-century work by Mathurin Moreau. This cast-iron sculpture of a winged nymph and cherub was returned to Rienzi’s gardens in the[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The al-Sabah Collection

    Law Building

    More than 60 masterworks from one of the greatest collections of Islamic art in the world are on view in the exhibition Arts of Islamic Lands: Selections from The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait. Learn about Mughal jewelry,[…]

  5. PERFORMANCES
    Artful Thursdays “Monochrome in Black, White & Gray”

    Law Building

    CORE Performance Company and artistic director Sue Schroeder present Monochrome in Black, White & Gray, a new dance inspired by the exhibition Picasso Black and White. Pablo Picasso was no stranger to dance. Even in his earliest works,[…]

  6. LECTURES
    Salon at Sunset “An Earthly Paradise of Or-mulu”

    Rienzi

    Rienzi opens its doors at sunset! Treat yourself to an engaging short lecture, an open house tour of the collection, and social time over wine and bites. "An Earthly Paradise of Or-mulu": Romantic Poetry and the[…]

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