24 Apr
Fri / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Little Art Adventures

    MFAH Visitors Center

    Little Art Adventures is a special program designed for children ages 3 to 5 years old and an adult companion. The experience includes a storybook circle, creative shape and color play, the creation of a[…]

  2. 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.[…]

  3. 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.[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Inside the MFAH “All that Glitters: The Glassell Gold Collections”

    Law Building

    Presented by Chelsea Dacus, assistant curator, the Glassell Collections; arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas; and antiquities Houston philanthropist Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. (1913–2008) had a passion for collecting, a fascination with gold art[…]

  5. 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[…]

25 Apr
Sat / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Junior School: Outdoor Sketching Competition

    Cullen Sculpture Garden

    Each spring, the Glassell Junior School awards scholarships through an outdoor sketching competition. To participate, students must be 10 to 12 years of age on September 1, 2015. All supplies are furnished. Participants sketch the[…]

  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. FILMS
    She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry

    Law Building

    Newly added screenings! The inspiring She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry takes audiences from the 1966 founding of NOW (National Organization for Women), when women still wore hats and gloves, to the emergence of more radical[…]

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