14 Apr
Mon / 2014

  1. LECTURES
    Symposium “Rethinking Art History: Writing/Making Modern and Contemporary Asian Art and Architecture Histories”

    Beck Building

    This symposium, produced by the Museum in collaboration with Rice University, is the first academic symposium to focus on writing critical narratives on modern Asian art and architecture histories and practices, as well as on[…]

  2. 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[…]

15 Apr
Tue / 2014

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Workshop “Seeing the World in a New Way: Cubist Paintings of Georges Braque”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Homeschool families explore the work of Georges Braque in the exhibition Georges Braque: A Retrospective, delving into how the artist created his Cubist paintings that revolutionized the 20th-century art world. In the studio, participants create[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Feminine Mystique”

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute tour, explore works by female artists who often challenged stereotypes and societal limitations, as well as works featuring female subjects, from the sacred to the profane.

  3. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Workshop “Seeing the World in a New Way: Cubist Paintings of Georges Braque”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Homeschool families explore the work of Georges Braque in the exhibition Georges Braque: A Retrospective, delving into how the artist created his Cubist paintings that revolutionized the 20th-century art world. In the studio, participants create[…]

  4. LECTURES
    The Architecture of Art Museums—A Decade of Design: 2000–2010

    Law Building

    Presented by Ronnie Self, author, architect, and associate professor of architecture, Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, University of Houston. Introduction by Gary Tinterow, Museum director. For visitors, art museums are places of pleasure, education[…]

16 Apr
Wed / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Family Learning Day

    Rienzi, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    9 a.m.–12 noon at Bayou Bend 11 a.m.–2 p.m. at Rienzi Homeschool families: Take advantage of an opportunity to visit both MFAH house museums for this special social-studies program.   At Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens,[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Symbols in Art”

    Beck Building

    Join this 45-minute tour to explore a broad range of artistic symbols and their meanings in different cultures and times. ► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from the daily on-site food truck or[…]

  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. LECTURES
    Artist Talk “A Singular Plurality: The Works of Dario Escobar”

    Beck Building

    Dario Escobar (born 1971), a conceptual artist who lives and works in Guatemala City, creatively reworks objects from popular games and sports to give them new social and historical meaning. A variety of his paintings,[…]

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