15 Apr
Wed / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “What’s on View Today”

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and constantly changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything on view in one visit—so take a 45-minute tour that highlights signature objects. These tours promise to[…]

  2. 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[…]

16 Apr
Thu / 2015

  1. 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[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Arts of the Islamic World”

    Law Building

    The ancient trading route called the Silk Road wound its way through Islamic lands, encouraging a cultural exchange that provided artists with a diverse array of motifs, influences, and inspiration. On this 45-minute tour of[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Presented by Kaylin Weber, assistant curator, American painting and sculpture Find out the story behind Rienzi’s posthumous portrait of a young naval officer, Captain Edward Knowles (1742–1762), as depicted by Francis Cotes, a founding member of Britain’s[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Unfolding Worlds: Japanese Screens and Contemporary Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection

    Law Building

    Unfolding Worlds: Japanese Screens and Contemporary Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection includes a remarkable selection of paintings, revealing 300 years of artistic traditions and styles from the Edo period (1608–1850) to the present. The subjects[…]

  5. 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.[…]

  6. LECTURES
    Dunhuang: Exhibiting and Preserving an Artistic Legacy

    Off-site

    Location: Asia Society Texas Center, 1370 Southmore Blvd. Remarkably preserved in the Silk Road desert, Dunhuang’s grottoes have astounded visitors for nearly 17 centuries. Merchants, officials, and aristocrats enshrined Buddhist culture through commissioned art in Dunhuang’s[…]

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour! General admission is free on Thursdays, so take advantage of the opportunity to discover your Museum at no cost. While you're here, grab a drink at the[…]

  8. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Artful Thursday “The Image Unfolds”

    Law Building

    Presented by CORE Performance Company and CORE’s artistic director: Sue A. Schroeder CORE Performance Company returns to the Museum with new work created especially for two exhibitions: Unfolding Worlds: Japanese Screens and Contemporary Ceramics from[…]

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