07 Dec
Mon / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Spring Semester at the Glassell Junior School: New-Student Registration Opens Today

    The Glassell Junior School

    Start planning for spring at the Glassell Junior School! Registration for spring classes begins today for new students and is ongoing until the third class meeting for full-semester courses. Returning this spring are the popular[…]

  2. PERFORMANCES
    Christmas Coffee and Concert

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Presented by Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens River Oaks Chamber Orchestra ROCO Brass Quintet performs Christmas favorites in a festive Spiegeltent—Belgian “tent of mirrors”—in the beautiful gardens on Bayou Bend's Diana Lawn. Guests enjoy delicious[…]

08 Dec
Tue / 2015

  1. 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[…]

09 Dec
Wed / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Focus Tour at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Enjoy an in-depth discussion about an intriguing aspect of the Rienzi Collection.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: Visualizing Faith

    Beck Building

    Since the earliest days of human civilization, faith—whether in Osiris, Zeus, the God of Abraham, Allah, Buddha, or Hindu deities—has inspired timeless works of art that speak to the ongoing search for the meaning of[…]

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

10 Dec
Thu / 2015

  1. 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[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: The Body Beautiful

    Beck Building

    The human body has figured prominently in the creative expression of nearly all cultures from the beginning of civilization. Through art, the body becomes a site for defining individual identity, constructing ideals, expressing power, and[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Encountering Asia

    Law Building

    Join curatorial staff from the Asian art department on this 45-minute exploration of the Arts of Asia galleries. Each "Encountering Asia" tour focuses on art from a different geographical area or prevalent theme in Asian[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rivals, Spies, and the Quest for White Gold: Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    Discover Rienzi’s porcelain splendors! This docent-led tour introduces you to the inspiring development of “white gold” in Europe during the 18th century. 

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