13 Mar
Sun / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Azalea Trail

    Rienzi, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Enjoy the beautiful gardens of the two MFAH house museums—Bayou Bend and Rienzi—as part of Houston’s annual Azalea Trail. Please note: Both locations are open only to Azalea Trail ticket holders during this three-day weekend.  Tickets are available in advance[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    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. 

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone + Studio

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Go on an adventure in the galleries, listen to special storybooks, sharpen looking skills with sketching, and create works of art. This suite of programs includes: Sunday Storybook Circle Make connections between a storybook and[…]

  4. FILMS
    Carvalho’s Journey

    Law Building

    Introduced by Malcolm Daniel, curator in charge, department of photography and special projects This 19th-century adventure story documents the extraordinary career of Solomon Nunes Carvalho (1815–1897) and his life as a photographer, artist, and pioneer[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    All That Jazz

    Beck Building

    The term “Jazz Age” was made popular by American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald, who wrote that it was a time when “the parties were bigger, the pace was faster, the buildings were higher, the morals[…]

  6. FILMS
    Mountain

    Law Building

    Israeli writer-director Yaelle Kayam sets her feature film debut in a family home located in the cemetery on Jerusalem’s vast Mount of Olives. Devout wife Tzvia (Shani Klein, in a riveting performance) spends her days[…]

  7. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Impressionism: Art and Modernity

    Beck Building

    In 1874, a group of artists who called themselves the Cooperative and Anonymous Association of Painters, Sculptors, and Engravers organized their first exhibition in Paris, independent of the official Salon of the French Academy that[…]

  8. FILMS
    Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of “New Yorker” Cartoonists

    Law Building

    The first thing some subscribers do when a new issue of the New Yorker arrives is to look at the cartoons, which are renowned for being clever, hilarious, and topical. Very Semi-Serious, an offbeat meditation on[…]

14 Mar
Mon / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Summer Semester at the Glassell Junior School: New-Student Registration Opens Today

    The Glassell Junior School

    Start planning for summer at the Glassell Junior School! Registration for summer classes begins today for new students. Classes are open to ages 3–18. ► Be sure to register early, as classes fill quickly! For[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Spring Break at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Free admission for kids! Visit Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens during Spring Break! Enjoy a wide range of child-friendly activities in the gardens, the mansion, and the Lora Jean Kilroy Visitor Center. Daily Activities • Focus[…]

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