26 Apr
Sun / 2015

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Ladies’ Hat Day

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Time to get out your favorite bonnets, fedoras, fascinators, and cloches! Don your Sunday best for a visit to the exhibition Spectacular Rubens. Every Sunday in April, women wearing hats receive FREE Museum admission. Museum members[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching in the Galleries

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Sketch works of art in the galleries during this informal program. Sharpen your observation skills, and have fun at the same time! An MFAH teaching artist is on hand with paper, pencils, and clipboards to[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio “Treasured Triumphs: Rubens’s Royal Tapestries”

    Law Building

    In the 1620s, Baroque master Peter Paul Rubens was commissioned to design 20 enormous tapestries, four of which are on display as part of Spectacular Rubens. Discover the epic stories woven in wool and silk[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    On Sunday afternoons, 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. Use #rienzigardens to share your[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “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.[…]

  6. 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.[…]

  7. 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[…]

  8. FILMS
    Babe

    Law Building

    Introduced by hip-hop artist Willie D This totally charming fable finds intelligent piglet Babe being raised by matriarchal sheepdog Fly and learning the art of sheepherding, along with his new canine brothers. Farmer Hoggett (James[…]

27 Apr
Mon / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Master Tours “Spectacular Rubens”

    Law Building

    Presented by David Bomford, interim department head, European art; chairman, department of conservation; Houston curator for "Spectacular Rubens." The acclaimed exhibition Spectacular Rubens brings to Houston the elaborate Triumph of the Eucharist tapestries by Flemish painter Peter Paul[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Master Tours “Spectacular Rubens”

    Law Building

    Presented by David Bomford, interim department head, European art; chairman, department of conservation; Houston curator for "Spectacular Rubens." The acclaimed exhibition Spectacular Rubens brings to Houston the elaborate Triumph of the Eucharist tapestries by Flemish painter Peter Paul[…]

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