19 Dec
Sat / 2015

  1. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Contingent Beauty”

    Beck Building

    Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America” Explore a selection of major works by Latin American artists who have made significant contributions to the global art scene in recent[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Downtime”

    Beck Building

    Indulge your imagination! Chill out, relax, enjoy, lie under a tree, and smell the roses through works of art selected from the Museum's collections.  Art Bite tours are a series of lively, 20-minute gallery tours that[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: Love, Romance, and Everything in Between

    Beck Building

    Sophocles, the ancient Greek playwright famous for his tragedies, once wrote: “One word frees us from all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.” Discover the many faces of love that are on view[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Pleasure and Piety: The Art of Joachim Wtewael

    Beck Building

    Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Pleasure and Piety: The Art of Joachim Wtewael (1566–1638)” A remarkable storyteller, Mannerist painter Joachim Wtewael depicted risqué mythological scenes and moralizing biblical tales with equal ease. He was a virtuoso[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Christmas Village at Bayou Bend with Santa and his reindeer

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Last entry at the door is 8:30 p.m. House tours are timed and subject to availability, with final entry to the house at 9:15 p.m. This holiday season, Santa and his reindeer visit Bayou Bend[…]

  6. FILMS
    The Passionate Thief

    Law Building

    The Los Angeles Times describes [Mario] Monicelli’s laugh-out-loud farce as “a throwback to the days when comedies didn’t need adjectives like ‘raunchy’ or ‘adult’ to describe them. They were simply funny.” A struggling actress (Anna[…]

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    CANTARE Holiday Concert “Tonight, Eternity Alone”

    Beck Building

    Don’t miss this opportunity to hear CANTARE's 18-member choral ensemble fill the Museum's largest gallery of European art with powerfully evocative vocal warmth and dynamic interpretations of timeless classics and brilliant new scores. Now in[…]

20 Dec
Sun / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Rothko's Layered Paint”

    Law Building, Beck Building

    One of the most famous painters in American art, Mark Rothko embraced the beauty of pure abstraction and created many works of art featuring soft, rectangular forms floating on a field of color, including the[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Bayou Bend Family Day: Festive Traditions

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    An amazing day of fun and entertainment awaits visitors at Bayou Bend Family Days! Activities, music, demonstrations, performances, craft workshops, giveaways, and more abound throughout the home and gardens. Enjoy tours of the first floor[…]

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