12 Oct
Mon / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Storytime Tours at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Introduce children to the magic of art and literature in an intimate, house-museum setting. Storytime Tours are a fun and interactive activity featuring stories related to themes highlighted in the Rienzi Collection. Admission is free.[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Monday Holiday: Open on Columbus Day

    Beck Building, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Rienzi, Law Building

    Spend your Monday holidays at the MFAH! The Museum, Bayou Bend, and Rienzi—usually closed on Mondays—are open on Columbus Day. Cullen Sculpture Garden is open every day. ► MFAH Main Campus ► Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens ► Rienzi ► Cullen Sculpture Garden[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Today at the MFAH

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and ever-changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything in one visit. So take a 45-minute tour that samples the diverse array of art on view at[…]

13 Oct
Tue / 2015

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Family Workshop “Created from Dirt: Exploring Ceramics from Texas and around the World”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Explore examples of clay pottery from Texas, Greece, Korea, and Peru, and discover the formal and cultural traditions displayed in these objects. In the studio, learn ceramic hand-building techniques and then create your own work[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: Myth Making

    Beck Building

    All through history, people across cultures—in order to help make sense of the world in which they live, and their place in the universe—have created myths about super humans, heroes, and gods.  Fall Tour Series:[…]

  3. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Family Workshop “Created from Dirt: Exploring Ceramics from Texas and around the World”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Explore examples of clay pottery from Texas, Greece, Korea, and Peru, and discover the formal and cultural traditions displayed in these objects. In the studio, learn ceramic hand-building techniques and then create your own work[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Authors’ Talk & Book Signing “Texas Clay”

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Celebrate the exhibition Texas Clay: 19th-Century Pottery from the Bayou Bend Collection and its accompanying catalogue. The book tells the fascinating story of Texas stoneware, from its roots in Southern pottery to its development across[…]

14 Oct
Wed / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: The Body Beautiful

    Beck Building

    The human body has figured prominently in the creative expression of nearly all cultures from the beginning of civilization. Through art, the body becomes a site for defining individual identity, constructing ideals, expressing power, and[…]

  2. 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[…]

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