16 Dec
Tue / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “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 45-minute tour of the exhibition Fangs,[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Yuletide Nights: Spirits of Holidays Past

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens presents a night of holiday cheer and live music! Taste festive foods of the past, including adult beverages, and see costumed actors bring the exhibition Yuletide: Holiday Time at Bayou[…]

17 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. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Yuletide Nights: Spirits of Holidays Past

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens presents a night of holiday cheer and live music! Taste festive foods of the past, including adult beverages, and see costumed actors bring the exhibition Yuletide: Holiday Time at Bayou[…]

  4. 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[…]

18 Dec
Thu / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Speaker: Dena Woodall, associate curator, prints and drawings. Learn about three period prints from the MFAH collection that are on view in Rienzi’s exhibition Comfort and the Eighteenth-Century Interior. Dena Woodall explains how images of novel, upholstered[…]

  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. FILMS
    National Gallery

    Law Building

    "Magnificent" —New York Times From the excitement of new exhibition openings to fascinating insights about great works of art, the spectacular new National Gallery takes you behind the scenes of the prestigious London institution. This immersive[…]

  4. 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[…]

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