10 Apr
Fri / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look Art Bite Tour “Artist Luxury: The Tiffany Window”

    Beck Building

    In America, Louis Comfort Tiffany’s last name is virtually synonymous with beautiful glass. He began experimenting with glass production in the late 1870s, quickly developing his virtuosic style characterized by richly modulated colors and textures.[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Friday Focus Tour at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Start your weekend at Rienzi! On the second and fourth Friday of the month, enjoy an in-depth tour and discussion about an intriguing aspect of the Rienzi Collection. These small, personal tours are limited to 10[…]

  3. 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.[…]

  4. LECTURES
    “Conversations with the Director” Thomas P. Campbell Talks with Gary Tinterow

    Law Building

    Thomas P. Campbell, director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, sits down for an evening with Gary Tinterow, director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, to discuss a number of critical[…]

  5. FILMS
    The Babadook

    Law Building

    PLEASE NOTE THAT FRIDAY'S SCREENING BEGINS AT 7:30 P.M. The Babadook is a creepy, expertly crafted debut Australian feature that has been a critical and audience favorite. A single mother (Essie Davis), whose husband died[…]

11 Apr
Sat / 2015

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Art Beyond Sight

    Beck Building

    "Art Beyond Sight" is a gallery program for visitors who are blind or partially sighted. Trained educators use verbal descriptions and hands-on materials to engage participants with the Museum's art collections and exhibitions. Admission is[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour “The Photographic Eye”

    Beck Building

    The late 1960s and early 1970s marked a period of tremendous political and social turmoil in Japan. As the country struggled to forge a new identity on the world stage, Japanese artists sought a medium[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Triumphant Eucharist”

    Law Building

    Long considered the pinnacle of Peter Paul Rubens’s innovative achievement in Flemish tapestry design, The Triumph of the Eucharist paintings and tapestries are among the most important works of art produced during the Baroque period.[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Something Old, New, Borrowed, and Blue

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute tour, play along with us as we turn this beloved American proverb into our thematic lens and look at artworks in our galleries that are very old, extremely new/contemporary, borrowed, and at[…]

  5. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Slow Art Day 2016

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Slow Art Day is a global event with a simple mission: Help more people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art. An annual event with participating institutions from across the world,[…]

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