10 Dec
Wed / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Figuratively Speaking”

    Beck Building

    The human figure has served as a fundamental subject for artists from the beginning of time. Join this 45-minute tour focused on the depiction of men, women, and children in works of art at the[…]

  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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Holiday Home Tour

    Rienzi

    Celebrate the season by touring Rienzi while it is beautifully decorated for the holidays. Enjoy live seasonal music and a reception of holiday sweets, including wine and eggnog. Docents guide visitors through the home, highlighting the[…]

11 Dec
Thu / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Holy Waters and Spiritual Lights

    Beck Building

    The depiction of light in a work of art is often representative of a spiritual presence, and water is frequently associated with purification. On this 45-minute tour, contemplate and discuss these two symbols which are[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Figuratively Speaking”

    Beck Building

    The human figure has served as a fundamental subject for artists from the beginning of time. Join this 45-minute tour focused on the depiction of men, women, and children in works of art at the[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Aguas benditas y luces espirituales

    Beck Building

    Esta charla se presenta en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. La descripción de la luz en una obra de arte a menudo representa lo espiritual, y el agua es frecuentemente asociada con[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour on Thursday, when general admission is free and the MFAH is open late! Enjoy music, drinks from the bar, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: Student Art Sale | Preview Party

    The Glassell Studio School

    Shop the Glassell School of Art's Student Art Sale early, and enjoy holiday refreshments! 

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour “Fangs, Feathers, and Fins”

    Beck Building

    In the ancient Americas, the image of the jaguar, harpy eagle, howler monkey, and other beings were used to bestow supernatural powers, to protect, and for worship. During this 20-minute Art  Bite tour of the[…]

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Artful Thursday “4th Annual Navidad Latina: Celebrating the Holiday Music and Traditions of Latin America and Spain”

    Law Building

    Unlike holiday celebrations in the United States, which are typically indoors and somewhat intimate, Latin and Spanish celebrations are often outdoors, filled with high-energy, rhythm-infused, danceable music—a reflection of the rich amalgamation of heritages in[…]

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