04 Dec
Fri / 2015

  1. 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.[…]

  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. FILMS
    Off the Menu: Asian America

    Law Building

    In person: director Grace Lee and producer Eurie Chung, as well as other collaborators and Houstonians featured in the film The audience is invited to a post-film reception in the Museum galleries. Off the Menu celebrates[…]

05 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. FILMS
    The Assassin

    Law Building

    Master filmmaker Hou Hsiao-hsien won Best Director at Cannes for this lavishly told tale, which occurs in the 9th century when China is being torn apart militarily. Yinniang (Shu Qi) was abducted as a child[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. WORKSHOPS
    Art + Studio Workshop “Paint a Saint”

    Beck Building

    Presented by Ken Mazzu, Glassell School of Art, in conjunction with the exhibition “Pleasure and Piety: The Art of Joachim Wtewael (1566–1638)” Explore the art of Dutch master Joachim Wtewael, and create your own miniature painting[…]

  5. 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[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. FILMS
    In the Shadow of Women

    Law Building

    Auteur Philippe Garrel’s latest, about marital infidelity, is crisply shot in black and white. Parisian couple Pierre (Stanislas Merhar), a struggling documentarian, and his film-editor wife, Manon (Clothilde Courau), have a seemingly stable relationship until[…]

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