26 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[…]

27 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. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Obras favoritas

    Beck Building

    Esta charla se presenta en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. For this tour in English, see “Favorite Highlights” and Lunch + Look “Favorite Highlights.” Visite algunas de las más famosas y apreciadas[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    19th-Century French Radicals

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute tour, explore a selection of Impressionist paintings in the Museum's collection to discover the revolutionary ideas about art held by painters such as Manet, Monet, Renoir, and Degas.

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    College Night

    Beck Building

    General admission is free on Thursdays, and College Night features extra fun for students: Channel your creative energy at the art-making table, and get extra inspiration with discounted tickets to Ron Mueck. A food truck, DJ, and drinks for sale by credit card at the bar are on-site to round out this artsy evening.

  7. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “Beauty as Braque: Volume * Line * Mass * Weight”

    Law Building

    Presented by CORE Performance Company with Sue Schroeder, artistic director. French modern master Georges Braque (1882–1963) believed that an artist experienced beauty "in terms of volume, of line, of mass, of weight . . .”[…]

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