09 Nov
Sun / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching along the Seine

    Law Building

    In this art-making activity inspired by Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River, families are invited to sketch works of art in the European galleries and explore how Claude Monet used natural light in[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Symbols upon a Screen: Exploring Art of the Joseon Dynasty”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    The November edition of Sunday Family Zone + Studio is inspired by the exhibition Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910. Every Sunday, it’s ArtTime—FamilyTime at the Museum. Look for signs[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    On Sunday afternoons, visit the Rienzi gardens and capture their oasis-in-the-city beauty from behind the lens. Snap photos of the colorful flowers, lush green spaces, interesting architectural details, and eclectic statues. Use #rienzigardens to share your[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Family Dining”

    Beck Building

    On this 20-minute Art Bite tour, see how family dinner traditions vary around the world. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery talks that feature one or two specific art objects. These “bite”-size[…]

  5. LECTURES
    Authors’ Talk and Book Signing “Houston's Forgotten Heritage”

    Law Building

    Join authors Dorothy Knox Howe Houghton, Barrie Scardino Bradley, and Katherine Howe as they celebrate the just-released reprint of their award-winning history book, Houston’s Forgotten Heritage: Landscapes, Houses, Interiors, 1824–1914. First published in 1991 by[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “The Artist: Gérôme”

    Beck Building

    Join this 20-minute Art Bite tour for a quick glimpse at 19th-century French artist Jean-Léon Gérôme’s life and work. Art Bite tours are a series of 20-minute gallery talks that feature one or two specific[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rituals for the Dead

    Beck Building

    Each culture, from ancient times to the present day, develops funerary practices and ceremonies to honor the dead. During this 45-minute tour, learn about burial traditions from around the world.

  8. FILMS
    Gandhi, My Father

    Law Building

    Introduced by the Hon. Mr. Parvathaneni Harish, Consul General of India in Houston This dramatic feature exposes the troubled relationship between Mahatma Gandhi and his eldest son, Harilal. The film starts with a bedraggled Harilal[…]

10 Nov
Mon / 2014

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Looking Together

    Beck Building

    Looking Together is designed for individuals with Alzheimer's disease or dementia and their family members or care partners. Discover and discuss works of art together during this hour-long program in the galleries. Admission is free, but[…]

11 Nov
Tue / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Law Building Closed Today Only / Beck Building Open as Usual

    Law Building

    In preparation for tonight's annual One Great Night in November fundraising event, the Law Building is closed today, though the exhibition Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River is open. Regular hours resume Wednesday. Other[…]

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