29 Apr
Wed / 2015

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Florescence “Illusions”

    Beck Building

    Florescence, one of the nation's largest competitive flower shows, is presented by River Oaks Garden Club, The Garden Club of Houston, and the Museum. This biennial event showcases floral and horticultural arrangements created by garden[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Jewelry Trunk Show: Designer Mindy Lam

    MFA Shop

    Meet jewelry designer Mindy Lam at The MFAH Shop during Florescence "Illusions." Lam's sensitivity to nature, and her floral inspiration, come from growing up in China—a land of roses, peonies, orchids, and camellias. A native of[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. 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[…]

  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. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    “Demon Rum” Dinner at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Join bartender Bobby Heugel (Anvil Bar & Refuge) and chef Chris Shepherd (Underbelly) for a unique dinner event that pairs historic rum cocktails with a decadent four-course meal. Dinner, prepared by Shepherd—winner of a James Beard[…]

30 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
    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[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursday: Latin Wave

    Beck Building

    Kick off one of the Museum's most popular annual film festivals at this Latin Wave-infused Happy Hour Thursday. Enjoy drinks, beats, and food-truck bites. To celebrate the opening of Latin Wave 10, tonight's specialty drink is[…]

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