09 Apr
Sat / 2016

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Art Beyond Sight

    Beck Building

    In this gallery program for visitors who are blind or partially sighted, trained educators use verbal descriptions and hands-on materials to engage participants with the Museum’s art collections and exhibitions.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “Lookin’ Good!”

    Beck Building

    A portrait is typically defined as a representation of a specific individual. More than simply recording a person’s features, a portrait evokes a sense of the subject’s presence and says something about status and personality.[…]

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Slow Art Day 2016

    Beck Building, Law Building

    Slow Art Day is a global event with a simple mission: Help more people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art. An annual event with participating institutions from across the world,[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “All in the Family”

    Beck Building

    Love them or avoid them, families and family get-togethers are simply a part of life. Discover a different family in the Museum’s galleries each week on this 20-minute Art Bite Tour. Art Bite tours are[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Sleek and Sensuous

    Beck Building

    The grace and modern luxury of Art Deco designs reigned supreme between the two World Wars. An eclectic, machine-inspired decorative style, Art Deco emerged at a time when rapid industrialization was transforming Western culture. In[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Fashion in Art

    Beck Building

    For centuries, individuals or societies have used fashion as a form of nonverbal communication to indicate occupation, rank, gender, class, wealth, and group affiliation. Fashion not only embraces clothing, but also accessories, jewelry, hairstyles, beauty[…]

  7. FILMS
    Life-Raft Earth

    Law Building

    Presented by filmmaker/editor Laura Israel This screening is free! Use the "Get Tickets" button to reserve your spot. Whole Earth Catalog editor Stewart Brand and his friend Hugh Romney (aka Wavy Gravy) asked photographer Robert[…]

  8. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Gallery Concert “Dvořák & Telemann: Music of the Nations” by Mercury: The Orchestra Redefined

    Beck Building

    Presented by Mercury: The Orchestra Redefined Mercury’s Neighborhood Series offers hour-long concerts in four neighborhoods across Houston: the Museum District; Memorial; The Woodlands; and Midtown. Founded in 2000–2001, Mercury: The Orchestra Redefined concludes its 2015–16[…]

  9. FILMS
    Racing Extinction

    Law Building

    In Racing Extinction, a team of artists and activists exposes the hidden world of extinction with never-before-seen images that change the way we see the planet. Two worlds drive extinction across the globe, potentially resulting[…]

10 Apr
Sun / 2016

  1. 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. 

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