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!

  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.

  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. 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[…]

  8. 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. 

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Opening Reception: Glassell Studio School “Annual Student Exhibition”

    The Glassell Studio School

    Celebrate the Annual Student Exhibition at this opening reception at the Studio School, 2450 Holcombe. Enjoy light refreshments, and view the juried selection of outstanding student work from all Glassell Studio School departments. The exhibition[…]

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