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[…]

17 Apr
Thu / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Unique Highlights

    Beck Building

    Join up with this 45-minute tour for an insider's look at works of art that are unique to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi Gallery Talk: “Turkey” Carpet

    Rienzi

    Once a month, Rienzi highlights a great work of art in the Rienzi Collection. Gallery Talks are given by curators, conservators, educators, and librarians. April's Gallery Talk features a discussion about Axminster Carpet Company's "Turkey"[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Our Secret Garden”

    Law Building

    Join this leisurely, 45-minute stroll through the Museum’s Cullen Sculpture Garden, which showcases 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century masterworks by artists including Louise Bourgeois; Henri Matisse; Auguste Rodin; and Joseph Havel, director of the Glassell School of[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Obras exclusivas del Museo

    Beck Building

    Esta charla se presenta en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. Visite algunas de las más famosas y apreciadas obras en la colección del MFAH en este recorrido de 45 minutos.

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