Calendar Week starting Sunday, November 12, 2017
PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
Yoga in the Gardens at Rienzi–Rienzi
Enjoy the energy of the outdoors with a free yoga session! Bring your yoga mat and celebrate the season amidst the wooded landscape of Rienzi’s gardens.
No Maps on My Taps–
A look at the exhilarating landmark film No Maps on My Taps, which helped revitalize the popularity of tap dancing.
In person: Director George T. Nierenberg
Gallery Concert: Celebrated Violinist Ryu Goto–Beck Building
In this concert in the Museum’s European art galleries, renowned violinist Ryu Goto performs with accompaniment by pianist Kao Taniguchi.
This look at Houston-based artist Wayne Gilbert, who uses cremated human remains in his work, features noted locals including Catherine Anspon, Bill Arning, Nick Flynn, Toby Kamps, John Lienhard, and Dan Workman. Also screening: the short film “Jesse Lott: Artist in Action.”
A conflict at an Amarillo high school ignites a series of hostile encounters, culminating in one of the most controversial hate crimes in modern American culture. Based on a true story.
In person: Director Jameson Brooks
Based on unbelievable—but true—events, I, Tonya is a darkly comedic tale abouat American figure skater Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history.
During a free community conversation, artists and curators explore differences and similarities within artworks related to immigration and political repression, utopian ideals, dislocation and diaspora.
Event location: MECA Houston • 1900 Kane Street
Kinder Institute for Urban Research Forum Lecture “Hope in Challenging Times: Cities Are Leading the Way in Tackling Our Toughest Issues”–Law Building
Former White House official and current policy institute officer Cecilia Muñoz presents a free discussion in the ongoing Kinder Institute for Urban Research Forum Lecture series.
Gallery Talk at Rienzi “J. & W. Cary’s Terrestrial Globe”–Rienzi
Each month, Rienzi highlights a great work of art in its collection. In February, join Christine Gervais, director of Rienzi and curator of decorative arts, for a discussion about a historic globe.
The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta–Beck Building
This 45-minute docent-led tour explores the exhibition The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta and encourages visitors to discuss the artwork together.