09 Sep
Wed / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: Visualizing Faith

    Beck Building

    Since the earliest days of human civilization, faith—whether in Osiris, Zeus, the God of Abraham, Allah, Buddha, or Hindu deities—has inspired timeless works of art that speak to the ongoing search for the meaning of[…]

  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[…]

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “The Refinement of America”

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Join Rienzi and Bayou Bend for good books and great conversations! This edition of the History Book Club features a discussion about part 2 of The Refinement of America: Persons, Houses, Cities. Richard L. Bushman’s[…]

  4. 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. Explore the monarchs and vibrant commercial markets that fed the rise of the[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “The Refinement of America”

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Join Rienzi and Bayou Bend for good books and great conversations! This edition of the History Book Club features a discussion about part 2 of The Refinement of America: Persons, Houses, Cities. Richard L. Bushman’s[…]

10 Sep
Thu / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Focus Tour at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Enjoy an in-depth discussion about an intriguing aspect of the Rienzi Collection. These small, personal tours are limited to 10 people.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Today at the MFAH

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and ever-changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything in one visit. So take a 45-minute tour that samples the diverse array of art on view at[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: Love, Romance, and Everything in Between

    Beck Building

    Sophocles, the ancient Greek playwright famous for his tragedies, once wrote: “One word frees us from all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.” Discover the many faces of love that are on view[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    ¿Qué hay hoy en el Museo?

    Beck Building

    Este recorrido es presentado en español. / This tour is presented in Spanish. ¿Qué hay para ver hoy en el Museo? Es imposible ver todo en una sola visita con más de 100 galerías y cambios constantes. Toma este recorrido[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights Tour: American Decorative Arts and Design

    Beck Building

    Visit the American art galleries with Marissa Hershon, curatorial assistant for decorative arts and design. This 45-minute tour explores the theme of texture across a variety of media, spanning furniture and metalwork of the Arts[…]

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