10 Jul
Sun / 2016

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Garden Photography at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Visit the Rienzi gardens and capture their oasis-in-the-city beauty from behind the lens. Snap photos of the colorful flowers, lush green spaces, interesting architectural details, and eclectic statues. 

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Sunday Family Zone

    Beck Building

    Families are invited to drop in and enjoy a variety of games, activities, looking guides, books, and mini-tours of the galleries.

  3. 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[…]

  4. FILMS
    Vermeer from the National Gallery, London

    Law Building

    The exhibition Vermeer and Music: The Art of Love and Leisure at the National Gallery, London (June–September 2013) offered a fresh look at one of the most startling and fascinating artists of all—Johannes Vermeer, painter[…]

  5. PERFORMANCES
    Classical Music in the Galleries

    Law Building

    Enjoy an informal concert with your visit to High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter. Students from the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston present a short performance in the exhibition’s[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Journey around the World

    Beck Building

    Where else in Houston can you journey from Europe and Asia to Africa and the Americas and still have time to pause and enjoy works of art along the way? Travel the globe at the[…]

  7. PERFORMANCES
    Classical Music in the Galleries

    Law Building

    Enjoy an informal concert with your visit to High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter. Students from the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston present a short performance in the exhibition’s[…]

  8. FILMS
    Hockney

    Law Building

    Opinionated British artist David Hockney (born 1937) pursued art studies in London, became a fixture in the Swinging ’60s, and moved to Los Angeles, where his career and personal life flourished. This intimate portrait of[…]

11 Jul
Mon / 2016

  1. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Looking Together

    Beck Building

    Looking Together is designed for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia and their family members or care partners. Discover and discuss works of art together during this hour-long program in the galleries.

12 Jul
Tue / 2016

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Learning Through Art Summer Institute: Grades 6–8

    Beck Building

    This three-day Learning Through Art institute for middle-school educators introduces a new way of thinking about curriculum and professional development in the art museum. Research has shown that an education in the arts is key[…]

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