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 the exhibition Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940 in style! Meet up with your friends at this special edition of Happy Hour Thursday. Enjoy the night's fashionable featured cocktail, a Pillbox[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “The Lure of Antiquity”

    Beck Building

    Neoclassicism—the name given to the various movements that developed in Europe in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, inspired by the art of Classical Greece and Rome—profoundly influenced fine arts, decorative arts, and architecture.[…]

  6. LECTURES
    Archaeological Institute of America Lecture “The Womb of Culture: African Maternity Imagery through the Ages”

    Law Building

    Presented by Herbert Cole, PhD, professor emeritus of art history, University of California, Santa Barbara Images of mothers and children are iconic art forms that celebrate the biological phenomena of childbirth and nurture. At the[…]

Showing items 1–10 of 29

May 2016

S M T W T F S
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31
Go to Today