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[…]

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Fashion Fusion

    Law Building

    ► 2016 Winners Congratulations to the winning designers! Most Couture: Teresa Rangel, “White Pearl” Most Sculptural: Alan Gonzalez, “Aerodynamic” Best Use of Unconventional Materials: Luisa Nadarajah, “The Golden Bride” Best Jewelry & Accessories: Silvia Otaola,[…]

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “The Renaissance Rebirth”

    Beck Building

    The word “Renaissance” is a French term which has come to describe the “rebirth” of interest in classical Greco-Roman art and learning that arose in Italy from the early 14th to the mid-16th centuries. It[…]

  9. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite “Ancient Stories for Long Summer Nights”

    Beck Building

    Works of art often depict scenes from narrative stories derived from mythology, religion, history, fable, or literature. Discover a different story in the Museum’s galleries each week on this 20-minute Art Bite Tour. Art Bite[…]

20 May
Fri / 2016

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rivals, Spies, and the Quest for White Gold: Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    Discover Rienzi’s porcelain splendors! This docent-led tour introduces you to the inspiring development of “white gold” in Europe during the 18th century. 

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