12 Feb
Wed / 2014

  1. LECTURES
    Talk + Tour at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    "Historians on the Collection" Bayou Bend continues its popular Talk + Tour program with a series of talks presented by local historians. Speakers use objects from the collection as a window into historians’ thought processes[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “2-D to 3-D”

    Beck Building

    How does medium affect an artist’s message? On this 45-minute tour, compare how artists address similar themes in different formats and media. ► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from that day's on-site food[…]

  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. EVENTS
    Members Daytime Preview “Georges Braque: A Retrospective”

    Law Building

    MFAH Members are invited to view the acclaimed exhibition Georges Braque: A Retrospective before it opens to the public. Drop in anytime between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. For all levels of membership. Questions? Call 713.639.7550. Please[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. EVENTS
    Members Preview Party “Georges Braque: A Retrospective”

    Beck Building

    MFAH Members are invited to view the new exhibition Georges Braque: A Retrospective before the show opens to the public. • Music • Cash bar RSVP by February 6, acceptances only, to rsvp@mfah.org or 713.639.7524.[…]

  7. LECTURES
    Salon at Sunset

    Rienzi

    Rienzi opens its doors at sunset! Treat yourself to an engaging short lecture, an open-house tour of the collection, and social time over wine and bites. "Horticulture and Imperialism: The Garden Spaces of the British[…]

13 Feb
Thu / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Favorite Highlights

    Beck Building

    This 45-minute tour features some of the best-known and best-loved works in the MFAH collections. Each tour is a unique experience as the docent selects different works of art for each gallery talk.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “After the Impressionists”

    Beck Building

    Post-Impressionist artists extended Impressionism while rejecting its limitations. On this tour of the MFAH art collections, discover how artists such as Paul Cézanne and Vincent van Gogh influenced the direction of art at the end[…]

  3. LECTURES
    The 32nd Annual Houston Antiques Dealers Association Lecture “When America Went Modern: Design in the 1920s and 1930s”

    Law Building

    Presented by John Stuart Gordon, Benjamin Attmore Hewitt Associate Curator of American Decorative Arts, Yale University Art Gallery. Made possible through proceeds from the Houston Antiques Dealers Association 2014 Spring Antigues Show and Sale, February[…]

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