30 May
Mon / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Monday Holiday: Open on Memorial Day

    Rienzi, Law Building, Beck Building, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    The Museum, Bayou Bend, Rienzi, and MFA Shop—usually closed on Monday—are open on Memorial Day. MFA Café is open today 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cullen Sculpture Garden is open seven days a week. Closing Day![…]

  2. FILMS
    Rififi

    Law Building

    After making such American noir classics as Brute Force and The Naked City, blacklisted director Jules Dassin went to Paris to film what the Los Angeles Times called “one of the great crime thrillers, the benchmark[…]

31 May
Tue / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: Summer 2016 Late Registration Open

    The Glassell Studio School

    Adults of all skill levels are invited to enroll in studio art and art history classes and workshops at the Glassell Studio School. Late registration and enrollment and faculty counseling for new and continuing students[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sketching in the Gardens of Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Visit Bayou Bend during open-sketching hours, when guests are invited to draw from Bayou Bend’s natural woodlands and formal gardens. Paper, clipboards, and pencils are provided. 

01 Jun
Wed / 2016

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Storytime Tours at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Introduce children to the magic of art and literature in an intimate, house-museum setting. Storytime Tours are a fun and interactive activity featuring stories related to themes highlighted in the Rienzi Collection. Free with Rienzi[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Glassell Studio School: Summer 2016 Late Registration Open

    The Glassell Studio School

    Adults of all skill levels are invited to enroll in studio art and art history classes and workshops at the Glassell Studio School. Late registration and enrollment and faculty counseling for new and continuing students[…]

  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
    “High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter”

    Law Building

    Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805–1873), born and trained in Germany, settled in Paris in 1834 and served as court painter to King Louis-Philippe. Executing more than 140 commissions for the French court, Winterhalter gained such acclaim[…]

02 Jun
Thu / 2016

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    By Royal Decree: Objects Commissioned by European Monarchs

    Rienzi

    Visit Rienzi and survey the objects and paintings commissioned by kings and queens of 17th- and 18th-century Europe. This tour of the Rienzi Collection considers how and why these works of art were used by their[…]

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Summer Art Explorers

    Beck Building, Law Building

    From fashion and portraits to landscapes and sculptures, journey through the Museum and explore works of art from around the world this summer! Families can embark on artistic adventures with games, toys, and storybooks in[…]

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