15 Oct
Wed / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Family Pictures”

    Beck Building

    From marriage to parenthood and sibling rivalries to collective mourning, family is a universal experience. Join this 45-minute tour for a look at works that portray families.

  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
    Lecture and Book Signing “The Bartlett Book of Garden Elements”

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Presented by author Rose Love Bartlett Every beautiful garden, large or small, is a composition of carefully chosen details. Although the choices can be daunting, The Bartlett Book of Garden Elements offers a guide that[…]

16 Oct
Thu / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Isms and Schisms

    Beck Building

    Join this 45-minute gallery tour to explore distinct works in the MFAH collection of Modern and Contemporary art with reference to some of the theories and manifestos that connected—or divided—artists and movements.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Family Pictures”

    Beck Building

    From marriage to parenthood and sibling rivalries to collective mourning, family is a universal experience. Join this 45-minute tour for a look at works that portray families.

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Speaker: Misty Flores, curatorial assistant, Rienzi Learn about a Chinese export Freemason ceramic punch bowl that is part of the Rienzi Collection. This talk places the artwork in the larger context of ritual and ceremonial practices, as well[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Paisajes Urbanos y Campestres

    Beck Building

    Esta charla se presenta en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. Toma este tour y vive el bullicio en las calles de la ciudad o quizás la quietud junto a una laguna. Todo[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour! General admission is free on Thursdays, so take advantage of the opportunity to discover your Museum at no cost. While you're here, grab a drink at the[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Isms and Schisms”

    Beck Building

    Join this 20-minute Art Bite tour to explore distinct works in the MFAH collection of Modern and Contemporary art with reference to some of the theories and manifestos that connected—or divided—artists and movements. Art Bite[…]

  7. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “Ravel and Debussy on the Seine”

    Law Building

    Musicians from the Houston Symphony perform in conjunction with "Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River," featuring commentary by Helga Aurisch, curator of European art and co-curator of the exhibition No subject held greater fascination for[…]

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