14 May
Sun / 2017

  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
    Mother’s Day Jewelry Trunk Show: Designers Lynn Smith & Laura Castriotta

    MFA Shop

    Join jewelry designers Lynn Smith and Laura Castriotta at the MFA Shop for a presentation of their latest jewelry creations! Drop in—the shop is always free to visit.

  3. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Mother’s Day Weekend at Bayou Bend

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend offers holiday pricing and amenities for Mother’s Day! Admission is free for mothers and grandmothers and everyone else in the group receives discounted admission.

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Mother’s Day Open House at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Share a day with Mom at beautiful Rienzi! Stroll through the galleries and gardens for a special Mother’s Day afternoon. All mothers receive a rose on their special day.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Audrey Jones Beck Building

    Beck Building

    ​Join this 45-minute tour to sample works on view from collections throughout the Beck Building. Each tour includes different works of art, so your experience is always a fresh look at the Museum!

  6. PERFORMANCES
    Houston Grand Opera Studio Recital at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Sparkling evening recitals in Rienzi’s intimate galleries feature the exceptional talent of up-and-coming Houston Grand Opera Studio artists. 

  7. FILMS
    Ma’ Rosa

    In order to get their parents out of jail, siblings try to raise money to bribe corrupt cops. Jaclyn Jose won Best Actress at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival for her performance as Ma’ Rosa in this social critique of contemporary problems in the Philippines.

15 May
Mon / 2017

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exclusive Tour “Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats”

    Beck Building

    Join a private tour of Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats and learn more about the social, historical, and economic aspects of ikat production; the labor-intensive process of dyeing and weaving; and the distinctive aesthetics of Central Asian designs and colors.

  2. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exclusive Tour “Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats”

    Beck Building

    Join a private tour of Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats and learn more about the social, historical, and economic aspects of ikat production; the labor-intensive process of dyeing and weaving; and the distinctive aesthetics of Central Asian designs and colors.

16 May
Tue / 2017

  1. 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. 

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