24 Oct
Sat / 2015

  1. LECTURES
    The 5th Biennial David B. Warren Symposium

    Law Building, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    The 2015 David B. Warren Symposium on American Material Culture and the Texas Experience “Creators and Consumers: Women and Material Culture and Visual Art in 19th-Century Texas, the Lower South, and the Southwest” The weekend[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Rienzi Collection

    Rienzi

    Experience the depth and breadth of the Rienzi Collection on this one-hour, docent-led tour. Guests explore the glamour of 18th- and 19th-century Europe through beautiful examples of painting, porcelain, furniture, and metalwork.  Free with Rienzi admission.[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Rothko’s Contemporaries”

    Beck Building

    Long recognized as among the foremost figures of the Abstract Expressionist vanguard, Mark Rothko (1903–1970) embraced the possibility of beauty in pure abstraction with a painterly eloquence that gave a new voice to American art.[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “A Taste of Native American History”

    Beck Building

    The majority of objects in the Museum’s collection of Native American art were created by the Pueblo cultures of northern Arizona and New Mexico. Join this tour to sample the variety of art encompassed by[…]

  5. WORKSHOPS
    Art + Writing “Photography/Memory: Capturing the Ethereal”

    Beck Building

    Presented by Elizabeth White-Olsen, director, Writespace Writers deal in memory. From fiction to poetry to memoir, writers recast and revivify their experiences through words. This workshop explores the power of memory and nostalgia. The session begins[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: The World, Our Home

    Beck Building

    From the earliest times, people have found sustenance and solace, challenge and mystery, in the natural world. Art has been a means to express their awe of, communion with, dependence on, and isolation from the[…]

  7. 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[…]

25 Oct
Sun / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    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. 

  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. 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[…]

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