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[…]

  8. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Gallery Concert “A Christmas Celebration by Mercury: The Orchestra Redefined”

    Beck Building

    Presented by Mercury: The Orchestra Redefined Mercury’s Neighborhood Series offers hour-long concerts in four neighborhoods across Houston: the Museum District; Memorial; The Woodlands; and Woodland Heights. In the second of the 2015–16 season's three Neighborhood[…]

06 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

    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. 

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