18 Oct
Sun / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    On Sunday afternoons, visit the Rienzi gardens and capture their oasis-in-the-city beauty from behind the lens. Snap photos of the colorful flowers, lush green spaces, interesting architectural details, and eclectic statues. Use #rienzigardens to share your[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Fruits and Flowers: Exploring European Still-Life Paintings”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Families are invited to explore the mastery of Dutch artist Jan van Huysum and discover the artistic choices made in paintings such as Still Life of Flowers and Fruit, which features densely packed roses, morning[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Family Day at Rienzi & Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Rienzi

    Families are invited to enjoy art workshops, gallery games, performances, and more during this afternoon of fun presented jointly by Rienzi and Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. Admission is free, with complimentary transportation between the two[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Roman Vishniac Rediscovered

    Beck Building

    Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Roman Vishniac Rediscovered” Through his poignant images, Roman Vishniac—more than any other photographer—influenced contemporary notions of Jewish life in Eastern Europe prior to World War II. Vishniac (1897–1990) created the[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Tale-ing through Time: Jewish Storytelling in “Roman Vishniac Rediscovered”

    Beck Building

    A three-part series presented by storyteller Rabbi Dan Gordon, Temple Beth Torah, in conjunction with the exhibition "Roman Vishniac Rediscovered" The work of Russian-born photographer Roman Vishniac (1897–1990) spans more than 50 years. Still silence[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. FILMS
    We Come as Friends

    Law Building

    Post-film discussion with writer Nick Flynn (in person) and director Hubert Sauper (via Skype) We Come as Friends is a modern odyssey, a dizzying, science fiction-like journey into the heart of Africa. As war-ravaged South[…]

20 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[…]

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