18 May
Wed / 2016

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Treasures of the Audrey Jones Beck Building

    Beck Building

    In 1992, Spanish architect Rafael Moneo was enlisted to design the next MFAH expansion, to be named for Museum patron Audrey Jones Beck. The Beck Building was created to hold the Museum’s collections of masterworks[…]

  2. 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[…]

  3. 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[…]

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Treasures of the Caroline Wiess Law Building

    Law Building

    The original MFAH building, a “temple for art” designed by William Ward Watkin in the Neoclassical style, opened in 1924. Additions by Watkin and Houston architect Kenneth Franzheim, plus two major expansions by internationally renowned[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Twilight Tour at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Relax and see Rienzi and its gardens at twilight. Enjoy wine, light hors d'oeuvres, and live music. Docents are stationed throughout the house to greet guests and to interpret the collection. Admission $15 MFAH members[…]

  6. 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[…]

  7. 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
    Treasures of the Audrey Jones Beck Building

    Beck Building

    In 1992, Spanish architect Rafael Moneo was enlisted to design the next MFAH expansion, to be named for Museum patron Audrey Jones Beck. The Beck Building was created to hold the Museum’s collections of masterworks[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Treasures of the Caroline Wiess Law Building

    Law Building

    The original MFAH building, a “temple for art” designed by William Ward Watkin in the Neoclassical style, opened in 1924. Additions by Watkin and Houston architect Kenneth Franzheim, plus two major expansions by internationally renowned[…]

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