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,[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    A “Gin Craze” Dinner

    Rienzi

    Rienzi hosts an enlightening evening to celebrate the notorious history of gin! Guests sample gin and gin cocktails from the 16th century through the 1980s, paired with a four-course dinner. The menu by chefs Richard Knight[…]

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    12th Annual Dance Salad Festival Choreographers’ Forum

    Law Building

    Each year, the Dance Salad Festival Choreographers’ Forum offers the opportunity to glimpse the creative process of some of the choreographers participating in the Festival. This year’s Choreographers’ Forum features one of Dance Salad Festival’s[…]

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