09 Jul
Wed / 2014

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Storytime Tour

    Rienzi

    Introduce children to the magic of art and literature in an intimate, house-museum setting. Storytime Tours are fun and interactive, with tales that relate to themes highlighted in the Rienzi Collection. Admission is free. Reservations[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “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. ► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from the daily[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “Catherine the Great”

    Rienzi

    Look to the MFAH for good books and great conversations! The two house museums host a discussion series about books on life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at Rienzi[…]

  4. 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[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Rienzi Docent Open House

    Rienzi

    • Do you love learning and enjoy sharing knowledge with others? • Do you have an interest in European art and Houston history? • Are you looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity? • Consider joining[…]

  6. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “Catherine the Great”

    Rienzi

    Look to the MFAH for good books and great conversations! The two house museums host a discussion series about books on life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at Rienzi[…]

10 Jul
Thu / 2014

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Soto and Other Site-Specific Art

    Law Building

    What makes art conceived for a particular site special? Why might a museum commission site-specific art? On this 45-minute tour, learn about several of these special works created and displayed throughout the MFAH, such as[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Summer Art Explorers

    Beck Building, Law Building

    From fashion and portraits to landscapes and sculptures, journey through the Museum and explore works of art from around the world this summer! Families can embark on artistic adventures with games, toys, and storybooks in[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Summertime, and the Living Is Easy”

    Beck Building

    In his love letters to Fanny Brawne, poet John Keats wrote of summertime: “I almost wish we were butterflies and liv'd but three summer days—three such days with you I could fill with more delight[…]

  4. WORKSHOPS
    What Does It Mean to Make?

    Beck Building

    All teens ages 13–18 are welcome at this workshop. No previous art experience needed! Have you ever wondered, "How did they make that?" Experiment with new materials and ways of making art while developing tools[…]

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