18 Sep
Fri / 2015

  1. 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.[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: The World, Our Home

    Beck Building

    From the earliest times, people have found sustenance and solace, challenge and mystery, in the natural world. Art has been a means to express their awe of, communion with, dependence on, and isolation from the[…]

  3. EVENTS
    Patron-Plus Viewing Hours “Mark Rothko: A Retrospective”

    Beck Building

    Museum members at the Patron level and above are invited to preview Mark Rothko: A Retrospective before the exhibition opens to the general membership and to the public. Drop in anytime between 2 p.m. and[…]

  4. FILMS
    The Tales of Hoffmann

    Law Building

    There are few better ways to celebrate this year’s Technicolor centennial than with Powell and Pressburger’s lush interpretation of Offenbach’s 1881 opera, The Tales of Hoffmann. A tour-de-force of dance, music, color, and pioneering special[…]

19 Sep
Sat / 2015

  1. EVENTS
    Members Daytime Preview “Mark Rothko: A Retrospective”

    Beck Building

    Museum members are invited to preview Mark Rothko: A Retrospective before the exhibition opens to the public. Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. For members at all levels. Present your membership card[…]

  2. EVENTS
    Members Tour “Defining the Body”

    Beck Building

    This one-hour tour for MFAH members explores Defining the Body: Contemporary Figuration on Paper. An exhibition of prints and drawings from the Museum’s collection, Defining the Body reflects artists’ preoccupation, over the last 50 years,[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rivals, Spies, and the Quest for White Gold: Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    Discover Rienzi’s porcelain splendors! This docent-led tour introduces you to the inspiring development of “white gold” in Europe during the 18th century. 

  4. EVENTS
    Family Art-Making Activity for Members

    Beck Building

    Drop in for an afternoon of family fun! Members are invited to meet in the studio to make their own series of colorful artworks inspired by the stunning paintings in the exhibition Mark Rothko: A[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Exotic and Unusual Materials”

    Beck Building

    You may tend to think of fine art as made of traditional materials, such as oil and acrylic paints, ink, marble, stone, and ceramics. But artists have also created wonderfully innovative works using a variety[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: Myth Making

    Beck Building

    All through history, people across cultures—in order to help make sense of the world in which they live, and their place in the universe—have created myths about super humans, heroes, and gods.  Fall Tour Series:[…]

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