16 May
Mon / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exclusive Tour “High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter”

    Law Building

    Led by Helga K. Aurisch, curator, European art, and organizing curator of  “High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter” In 1866, art critic Arthur Stevens wrote of Franz Xaver Winterhalter: “He specializes in painting the[…]

17 May
Tue / 2016

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Homeschool Family Workshop “High Society: Exploring the Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter”

    Law Building

    In the exhibition galleries of High Society, homeschool families explore portraits by 19th-century artist Franz Xaver Winterhalter, who was born in a small German village and would become the preferred painter of royal families across[…]

18 May
Wed / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “When America First Met China”

    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 When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money[…]

  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. LECTURES
    Kinder Institute Forum Lecture “Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution”

    Law Building

    As the streets and freeways of Houston continue to grow denser each day, this lecture offers a unique opportunity to hear Janette Sadik-Khan, one of the most distinguished transportation experts in the world, talk about[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    History Book Club “When America First Met China”

    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 When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money[…]

19 May
Thu / 2016

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    AAMD Art Museum Day

    Cullen Sculpture Garden, Law Building, Beck Building

    Join us on a day of free general admission to celebrate museums in honor of the Association of Art Museum Directors' Art Museum Day! Art Museum Day emphasizes the essential role that art museums play[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Each month, Rienzi highlights a great work of art in its collection. Gallery talks are presented by Museum curators, conservators, and librarians. Admission is free, reservations encouraged. E-mail rienzi@mfah.org or call 713.639.7800.

  3. 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[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursday “Fashion Fusion”

    Law Building

    Celebrate “Fashion Fusion” in style! Meet up with your friends at this special edition of Happy Hour Thursday in the Law Building before or after you check out the runway show.

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