10 Sep
Tue / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Portraits from the MFAH Collections”

    Beck Building

    Artists portray their subjects in many ways, sometimes realistically, but often taking artistic liberties. On this 45-minute tour, learn more about the artist’s choices and intentions for some portraits in the galleries. ► Admission is[…]

11 Sep
Wed / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Favorite Highlights”

    Law Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works in the MFAH collections on this 45-minute tour.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “The Brother Gardeners”

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    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[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “The Brother Gardeners”

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    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[…]

12 Sep
Thu / 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 TALKS/TOURS
    Self, Model, and Self as Other

    Beck Building

    Explore photographs that reveal different innovative approaches to the genre of the self-portrait. Join this tour to see work by artists such as Cindy Sherman and Robert Mapplethorpe, who are showcased in Self, Model, and[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “The Mysteries of Perception”

    Law Building

    Presented by neuroscientist and author David Eagleman, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine David Eagleman—best known for his work on time perception, synesthesia, and neurolaw—explains some of the brain science behind the visual phenomena and effects[…]

13 Sep
Fri / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Self, Model, and Self as Other”

    Beck Building

    Explore photographs that reveal different innovative approaches to the genre of the self-portrait. Join this tour to see work by artists such as Cindy Sherman and Robert Mapplethorpe, who are showcased in Self, Model, and[…]

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